Jump to navigation
Crane, William T.
General Sherman's Troops Shooting Bloodhounds (recto).
Civil War drawings collection, approximately 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, 212-873-3400
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'.
About the Artist: William T. Crane worked as an illustrator, or 'special artist,' for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper during the American Civil War.
New-York Historical Society
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillageUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--CampaignsSherman's March to the SeaSoldiersBloodhoundDogs
SketchesDrawings (visual works)Image
This digital image may be used for educational or scholarly purposes without restriction. Commercial and other uses of the item are prohibited without prior written permission from the New-York Historical Society. For more information, please visit the New-York Historical Society's Rights and Reproductions Department web page at http://www.nyhistory.org/about/rights-reproductions