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Crane, William T., 1832-1865
Civil War drawings collection, approximately 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, 212-873-3400
October 4-5, 1861
Inscription: Graphite on paper. 6 5/8 x 9 7/8 in. At center: 'Escape of Private OHaver of 20th Co H Indiana Regt. / from the Rebels to the Monticello after killing / a Rebel Captain--and the drowning of his / comrade / (from a sketch given our artist by Mr Ohaver) / Co H Indiana Regt.'
O'Haver was a soldier in the 20th Indiana Infantry Regiment, Company H. About the Artist: William T. Crane was a 'special artist' for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. General Quincy A. Gilmore relied heavily on his sketches of confederate fortifications to inform the Federal War Department of the recent events.
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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisonsPrisoners of warMonticello (Ship)United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 20th (1861-1865)Prisoner-of-war escapesSoldiersBeachesShips
SketchesDrawings (visual works)Image
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