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Civil War Camp Scene Sketch

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3493

This pencil sketch, drawn by an unknown amateur artist during the Civil War, depicts a high-ranking Union officer seated in his tent with a Union flag on the center post and another officer standing at attention. Two more soldiers can be seen standing guard and peeking around the corner of the tent and an African American boy is portrayed playing with a cat in the left foreground.

Dates

  • undated

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This pencil sketch, drawn by an unknown amateur artist during the Civil War, depicts a high-ranking Union officer seated in his tent with a Union flag on the center post and another officer standing at attention. Two more soldiers can be seen standing guard and peeking around the corner of the tent and an African American boy is portrayed playing with a cat in the left foreground.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased this sketch in April of 2011.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480