Council of War
Lincoln and his top Generals, Sherman and Grant, along with Admiral
Porter, confer aboard the River Queen at the Hampton Road Conference
on February 3, 1865 near the end of the Civil War. Art depicts Lincoln
holding papers while Grant points to a place on the map spread out
on the table.
the date on the front of the positive is March 27, 1865??)
of the positive contains the hand written description of the subject
by the artist.