The Civil War : the artists' record.

"This exhibition ... is devoted to but one small segment of the conflict, the study of man embroiled in the horrors of a civil war. Specifically, it is the age-old story of the nonprofessional combat soldier, who wore the gray or the blue in the War, which is the focus of this exhibition ... Th...

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Main Author: Williams, Hermann Warner, 1908-1974.
Corporate Authors: Corcoran Gallery of Art., Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: [Washington] : Corcoran Gallery of Art, [1961]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : The artists of the Civil War
  • ... And the war came
  • The call to arms
  • Life in camp
  • Army on the move
  • Heat of battle
  • The seaman's life
  • Life of a prisoner of war
  • Wounds, disease and death
  • The home front
  • The slaves' excape to freedom
  • The strife ends : the beginning of an American legend.