The Battle of Corinth, Mississippi

1862
Attributed to Alexander Simplot (American, 1837–1914)


Place Depicted: Corinth, Mississippi, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0993

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.6 x 27.15 cm (6 15/16 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.819

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Men firing in foreground by range of carts. Bend of raod and town in distance.

Inscription

Lower Right, graphite pencil: Battery 4th Oct. Molile and Ohio R Road. Above that: Right. Gen'l Kosecrans Headquarters. Lower center, graphite pencil: The Town of Corinth. Lower left, graphite pencil: Depot. Memphis + Charleston. Back in ink: Probably by Simplot.

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