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"Arrival at Chickasaw Bayou of Jefferson Davis' Negroes" from his Plantation on the Mississippi Below Vicksburg, Mississippi

Object Number: 
1945.580.107
Date: 
ca. 1862
Medium: 
Graphite on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 5/8 x 13 1/2 in. ( 24.4 x 34.3 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "Arrival at Chickasaw Bayou of Jeff. Davis / Negroes, from his plantation on the Mississippi / below Vickburg"
Description: 
Civil War Drawings Collection. Published in Frank Leslie's The Civil War In The United States, 1896.
Bibliography: 
Holzer, Harold and The New-York Historical Society. "The Civil War in 50 Objects." New York: Viking, 2013.
Credit Line: 
James B. Wilbur Fund
Provenance: 
John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group