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Charge of the 92nd Illinois Mounted Infantry Division near Kingston, Georgia, under Colonel Atkinson (recto).
Civil War drawings collection, approximately 1861-1865.
Hillen, John Francis Edward, 1819-1865
June 23, 1864
New-York Historical Society
Drawing: Graphite and brown ink and wash on gray paper. 13 1/2 x 8 in. Soldiers on horseback riding through wooded area.
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 92nd (1862-1865)Confederate States of America. Army CavalryBartow County (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--CampaignsHorsesSoldiers
Drawings (visual works)
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About the Artist: John Francis Edward Hillen was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1819. Having immigrated to the United States, he enlisted in the Union army in 1861, was wounded in 1862, and subsequently discharged. During the war, he drew scenes from the conflict that were later published in Harper's Weekly, garnering him a role as 'special artist' for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper until 1865.