Tag Archives: Mort Kunstler

Barksdale’s brigade in the assualt

Civil War artist Mort Kunstler’s sentimental conception of Gen. William Barksdale leading his Mississippi Brigade on Juy 2, 1863, into the line of the Zouaves of the 114th Pennsylvania in the Sherfy farmyard. Advertisements

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Reprise: Clara Barton & the 13th

Painting by famed Civil War artist Mort Kunstler of Red Cross-founder Clara Barton on December 15, 1862, at Chatham Plantation near Fredericksburg, VA,  serving a Confederate POW—identified as Captain Thurman Thomas of the 13th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. Or was he? … Continue reading

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Clara Barton & the 13th

Painting by famed Civil War artist Mort Kunstler of Red Cross-founder Clara Barton on December 15, 1862, at Chatham Plantation near Fredericksburg, VA,  serving a Confederate POW—identified as Captain Thurman Thomas of the 13th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. Or was he? … Continue reading

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