“Presentation to the Authorities, by Privates, of Colors Captured in Battles Ending in the Surrender of Lee”

Herman Melville. From Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War, 1866.

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This poem refers to the presentation of captured, Confederate flags to Union authorities after General Robert E. Lee’s surrender.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Presentation to the Authorities, by Privates, of Colors Captured in Battles Ending in the Surrender of Lee
Short Title Presentation of Colors Captured, 1866
Book Title Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War
Place of Publication New York
Publisher Harper & Brothers
Creator Herman Melville
Publication Date 1866
Edition 1st ed.
Call Number Case Y 274 .56
Location Special Collections 4th floor