The Battle at Bunker's Hill Near Boston. June 17, 1775.
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This engraving depicts a scene of close combat, at the Battle at Bunker’s Hill near Boston, 17 June 1775. Within the lower part of the image, towards the left side, Joseph Warren (1741-1775) lays on the ground after being fatally shot during the battle. Warren's torso is depicted as being propped up by one of his men, and Warren's sword can be seen on the ground at his right side.