Escape of Private O'Haver to the USS Monticello from a Rebel Ship after Killing the Captain, in Cape Hatteras Inlet near Chicamacomico, North Carolina
4-5 October 1861
Graphite on paper
Overall: 6 5/8 x 9 7/8 in. (16.8 x 25.1 cm) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Various annotations about details in graphite; verso inscribed at center: "Escape of Private OHaver of 20th Co H Indiana Regt. / from the Rebels to the Monticello after killing / a Rebel Captain -- and the drowning of his / comrade / (from a sketch given our artist by Mr Ohaver) / Co H Indiana Regt."
Civil War Drawings Collection. O'Haver was a soldier in the 20th Indiana Infantry Regiment, Company H.
James B. Wilbur Fund
John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945
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