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The Sentry's Challenge: Arnold and Andre Entering the American Lines at Haverstraw, New York, September 22, 1780: Arnold Giving the Countersign

Object Number: 
Graphite on beige paper
Overall: 23 5/8 x 17 in. ( 60 x 43.2 cm )
inscriptions: Inscribed bottom right: H.A. Ogden. Spencer's N.J. Regt. the Sentrip Challenge...
Signed at lower right in graphite: "HA Ogden"; inscribed at lower left: "Spencer's / N.J. Reg't."; at lower right: "André"; at lower center: "Arnold giving the Countersign / THE SENTRY'S CHALLENGE / ANDRÉ AND ARNOLD ENTERING THE AMERICAN LINES NEAR HAVERSTRAW AT DAWN -- SEPT. 22, 1780."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Harry A. Ogden
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group