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The Arrest of Citizens of Lincoln and Claiborne Parishes, Louisiana, by Lieutenant Hodgson of the U.S. Cavalry

Object Number: 
1945.580.106
Date: 
1861-65
Medium: 
Black ink on heavy paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 14 1/4 in. ( 22.9 x 36.2 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at center in graphite: "La"; at upper right: "used / The News"; verso inscribed at center in black ink: " The arrest of Citizens of[crossed out] / Lincoln & Claiborne Parishes La / by Lieut Hodgson 7th U S Cavalry / Sketched by Smith Bennett"
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