Col. Starkweather with his Wisconsin Regiment at Battle of Hoke's Run

1861
Theodore Russell Davis (American, 1840–1894)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0931

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.6 x 35.3 cm (10 1/16 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.846

Medium or Technique

Graphite with gray and white washes on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Study for wood engraving in Harper’s Weekly, July 27, 1861, p. 475; text p. 471

Inscription

Inscribed on verso in graphite: Col. Starkweather with his Wisconsin regt. deploying as / skirmishers at the Battle of Hoke's Run. I will send / description with my next. There is every probability / of a battle soon. / (signed) Theo. R. Davis.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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