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Gen. Grover's Division Taking the First Rebel Rifle Pits

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Inscription

Recto, inscribed upper left and upper right: Dense Woods; below graphite framing: Gen. Grover's Division Taking the first rebel Rifle pits, within three quaters of a mile of Port Hudson. / Sunday May 24th 1863- Inscribed on verso: (something illegible) attack on Fort Hudson / Gen. Grover's Division taking / its guns to rebel rifle pits.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875

May 24, 1863

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0957

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.5 x 37.5 cm (10 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.1733

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper, laid down

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