Inscribed below right: W. J. HINCHY / 1861; lower center: COL. THAYER. NEBRASKA 1ST. / Now General and president of the military "Cotton" commission at Memphis.
Annotated in graphite and circled on verso: #48
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875