The General (Grant) in Powell's Battery, Vicksburg ‘63

1863
Theodore Russell Davis (American, 1840–1894)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0937

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.3 x 21.3 cm (4 13/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.928

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Grant and officer seated in foreground by cannon, other cannons ranged to left. See Harper’s Weekly, July 4, 1863, p. 420.

Inscription

Signed center left: Theo./R. Davis; Inscribed lower left: The General in / Powell's Battery / Vicksburg '65

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1959

Credit Line

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