The Camp Oven, Built by the 19th New York Volunteers, General Banks' Division, in Western Maryland; verso: sketch of a landscape and a man in profile

Object Number: 
1945.580.1
Date: 
14 September 1861
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 8 7/16 in. ( 20 x 21.4 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "6 in block"; along lower edge: "The Camp Oven. Fresh bread for the volunteers. / Enterprise of the N.Y. 19th. volunteers."
Description: 
Civil War Drawings Collection. Drawn by a Special Artist attached to Gen. Banks' Command, see also 1945.580.33. Engraved for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 14 September 1861 (XII:304):284, as "Fresh Bread: The Camp Oven, Impromptu Oven Built by the 19th New York Volunteers, General Banks' Division, in Western Maryland"
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