"The Secretary of War presenting a stand of colours (sic) to the 1st Regiment of Republican Bloodhounds"

During the second Seminole War (1835-1842), bloodhounds were used to hunt down and attack Indians. In the cartoon, the War Department under-secretary Joel Poinsett presents a flag that bears the image of an Indian's head carried by a dog. Francis Preston Blair, on his knees, shows the troop of hounds a map of Florida.

Date:
1840 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Cartoon
Item#:
12.036
Height:
2153px
Width:
2827px
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