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Springfield Landing Below Port Hudson

June 11, 1863
John R. Hamilton (American, active in 1863–1867)

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0959


Sheet: 27.1 x 36.9 cm (10 11/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper, laid down

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Steamer on the river. Reproduced wood engraving in Harper’s Weekly, July 11, 1863, p. 437; text p. 446.


Inscribed in the river, right: Another (something illegible) or two in foreground / disembarking troops, (something illegible) to; below graphite framing: View of Springfield Landing - below Port Hudso. taken from on board the Keneo Gunboat - June 11 /63- / In the distance are seen the Monangaheloa, Richmond and Jennefree bombarding the forts.


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