General Sherman's Troops Shooting Bloodhounds

Object Number: 
1945.580.5
Date: 
1861-65
Medium: 
Graphite on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 11/16 x 6 7/16 in. ( 11.9 x 16.4 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Verso inscribed in graphite: "Genl. Shermans troops / Killing Bloodhounds / Genl Shermans men invariably / killed all the bloodhounds and / dogs of most every description / by order of the commanding / general."
Description: 
Civil War Drawings Collection
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