This c. 1867 illustration is an idealized representation of the reconciliation between North and South after the Civil War. As the founding fathers look on, an eagle covers the country with an American flag, symbolizing its reunification.
|Creator||Bateman, Horatio (Artist)|
|Time Periods||Reconstruction Period|
|Repository||Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division|
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