Artemas Ward having had his "Wax Figger Show" 'fiscated, is taken before Jeff. Davis by the Vigilance Committee.
Illustrated Civil War envelopes with patriotic symbols, slogans and cartoons, mostly Northern, including a few Southern ones.
Two men are leading a blindfolded Artemus Ward to a wooden door. A pickpocket is stealing from Ward's back pocket. Artemus Ward was the nom de plume of Charles Farrar Browne.
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