Captain Totten's Company of Artillery Opening Fire on the Secessionists

Object Number: 
1945.580.7
Date: 
1861
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 9 1/8 in. (16.5 x 23.2 cm) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in graphite: "O.C.R."; verso inscribed at right vertically: "Capt Tottens' Company of Artillery opening / fire on the secessionists -- Sketched in the field / by our special Artist"
Description: 
Civil War Drawings Collection. Captain Totten's Company was also called the "Pulaski Light Artillery", which participated in the Battle of Wilson's Creek (Oak Hills), Missouri, August 1861.
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