Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

Skedaddlers Hall, Harrisons Landing

July 3, 2012

Library of Congress

July 3, Skedaddlers Hall, Harrisons Landing

From Library of Congress:

  • Signed lower right: Waud.
  • Title inscribed upper right.
  • Inscribed lower left: Sk[etch in Sutlers’s] store Excelsior Brigade July 3rd.
  • Note that the figure seated to the left of the doorway bears a close resemblance to Waud and was probably intended as a self-portrait.
  • Published in: Harper’s Weekly, August 9, 1862, p. 500.
  • Inscribed on box in image: 1000 … Cartridges Call 52.

Part of Morgan collection of Civil War drawings..  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.

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