William Hudson Mexican War Lithograph Collection

Death of Major Ringgold

Death of Major Ringgold




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Latin American History | Military History | Political History | United States History


Hand-colored lithograph. "The Death of Major Ringgold." at the Battle of Palo Alto, May, 8, 1846. The focal point of the painting is General Ringgold (on horseback) who appears to be getting stabbed and has a stab wound in his right thigh. Mexican soldiers lay on the ground wounded/dead. American Soldiers are in the background running into battle, while others on horseback are holding flags watching as Ringgold is stabbed. Flora lines the outer corners of the painting. "Entered according to the act of Congress in the year 1846, by Kelloggs and Thayer, in the clerks office in the district court for the southern district of New York." "144, Fulton St. N. York"

Sponsored by: Texas State Library, Train to Share, UTB/TSC, William Hudson

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Death of Major Ringgold


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