Political Cartoon Depicting Benedict Arnold and Jefferson Davis in Hell

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Harrison W. Mark
by Oscar Henry Harpel
published on 11 June 2024
Political Cartoon Depicting Benedict Arnold and Jefferson Davis in Hell Download Full Size Image

A Proper Family Reunion, American political cartoon showing Satan and Benedict Arnold welcoming Jefferson Davis to Hell. Arnold and Davis were considered two of the most notorious traitors in US history; Arnold, a Patriot general in the American Revolution, defected to the British, and Davis was the President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. By Oscar Henry Harpel, 1865.

Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

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Harpel, O. H. (2024, June 11). Political Cartoon Depicting Benedict Arnold and Jefferson Davis in Hell. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/19075/political-cartoon-depicting-benedict-arnold-and-je/

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Harpel, Oscar Henry. "Political Cartoon Depicting Benedict Arnold and Jefferson Davis in Hell." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 11, 2024. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/19075/political-cartoon-depicting-benedict-arnold-and-je/.

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Harpel, Oscar Henry. "Political Cartoon Depicting Benedict Arnold and Jefferson Davis in Hell." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Jun 2024. Web. 19 Jul 2024.

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