Arsenal at Augusta, Georgia, with Members of the Clinch Rifles of the Fifth Georgia Infantry; verso: two uniform studies

Arsenal at Augusta, Georgia, with Members of the Clinch Rifles of the Fifth Georgia Infantry; verso: two uniform studies
Arsenal at Augusta, Georgia, with Members of the Clinch Rifles of the Fifth Georgia Infantry; verso: two uniform studies
Title
Arsenal at Augusta, Georgia, with Members of the Clinch Rifles of the Fifth Georgia Infantry; verso: two uniform studies
Date 
1861
Medium 
Graphite and black ink wash on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 13/16 x 14 5/8 in. (27.5 x 37.1 cm)
Description 
Civil War Drawings Collection. Engraved for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 2 March 1861(275:XI):237, as "Clinch Rifles Review on the Parade Ground of the Arsenal, Augusta, Georgia." A rare Confederate view of a dress review of the 5th Gerogia infantry, also called the Clinch Rifles, after General Duncan L. Clinch, the commander during the Seminole Wars (1835-1836). The unit was organized on May 11th, 1861, with further companies joining the unit during the following year, .
Credit Line 
James B. Wilbur Fund
Object Number 
1945.580.14
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at upper in brown ink: "Arsenal at Augusta, Ga."; lengthy description below in graphite concerning, among other things, the Clinch Rifles; verso inscribed several times with descriptions of uniforms of the Oglethorpe Infantry
Provenance 
John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group