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A Scene of Hilton Head, S.C. during the gale of March 24-31, 1863 (recto).
Civil War drawings collection, approximately 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Drawing: Graphite on paper. 13 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. Officers on horseback oversee soldiers dragging rowboats up the beach from the water, large masted ships are docked offshore in the distance. Artist's note at the upper-left and lower-right corners refer to unfinished elements of the sketch. Clockwise from upper-left: 'Dull cloudy sky,' 'surf,' 'Heavy Surf,' 'Sand Beach,' 'Beach,' 'soldiers all with overcoats.'
Hilton Head Island (S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865Storms--Atlantic Coast (U.S.)BeachesArmed Forces--OfficersSoldiersShips
Drawings (visual works)
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