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General Sherman's Troops Shooting Bloodhounds (recto).
Civil War drawings collection, approximately 1861-1865.
Crane, William T.
New-York Historical Society
Drawing: Graphite on paper. 6 7/16 x 4 11/16 in. Soldiers on horseback and on foot shoot at and bayonet dogs. Verso inscribed in graphite: 'Genl. Shermans troops / Killing Bloodhounds / Genl Shermans men invariably / killed all the bloodhounds and / dogs of most every description / by order of the commanding / general'.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillageUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--CampaignsSherman's March to the SeaSoldiersBloodhoundDogs
Drawings (visual works)
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About the Artist: William T. Crane worked as an illustrator, or 'special artist,' for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper during the American Civil War.