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Death of Col. Baker

Death of Col. Baker

This engraving by H. Wright Smith depicts the death of Colonel Baker, a Senator from Oregon, during the Battle of Ball’s Bluff on October 22, 1861.

H. Wright Smith, steel engraving, Hurlbut Williams & Co., ca. 1862, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress