Battle of Rice Mountain

Item Info

Item No: pdca00057
Title: Battle of Rice Mountain
Media Type: Engravings
Source: Print and Picture Collection

HMI Civil War 1


The battle took place on July 11th., 1861, in Randolph County, West Virginia. The image depicts close combat between soldiers firing rifles across a wooden barrier. Clouds of smoke obscure parts of the battle. In the background is a landscape of trees and mountains.

Creation Year: ca. 1864
Creator Name: Chappel, Alonzo - Artist