Archibald Gracie, Jr. (1795-1865)

Archibald Gracie, Jr. (1795-1865)
Archibald Gracie, Jr. (1795-1865)
Title
Archibald Gracie, Jr. (1795-1865)
Date 
1817
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
canvas: 26 x 21 in. ( 66 x 53.3 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of John Fiske in memory of his mother, Margaret Gracie Fiske
Object Number 
1957.119
Gallery Label 
Born in New York, the subject was the son of Archibald Gracie (1755-1829) and Ester (Rogers) Gracie. He became a merchant in Mobile, Alabama, and married Elizabeth Davidson Bethune of North Carolina. When the Civil War broke out he remained loyal to the North, although his son Archibald (b. 1832) distinguished himself as a Confederate soldier before being killed at the battle of Petersburg.
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Creative: Tronvig Group