The Draft political cartoon, 1862

This cartoon clipping depicts men attempting to dodge the draft during the Civil War by escaping in hot air balloons. In the foreground, a balloon labeled "Leonidas," with men hanging off of the ropes and basket, hovers over the ground. On the ground, men pull on a rope attached to the bal...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Unknown Artist (Creator)
Collection:Historical Society of Pennsylvania cartoons and caricatures collection (#3133)
Alternate Date:November 8, 1862
Dimensions:14 x 19 cm
Extent:1 clipping
Box Number:Box 1
Folder Number:Folder 28
Format: Electronic
Published: Harper & Brothers
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Copyright:Please contact Historical Society of Pennsylvania Rights and Reproductions (
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