4.      Old Hero of Gettsysburg:

John Burns, a 72-year-old Gettysburg cobbler, suffered three wounds as he fought alongside Union troops during the climactic battle of July 1863. In addition to Burns’ flintlock and crutches, O’Sullivan’s composition captured the Old Hero’s quiet dignity.  Library of Congress

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