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

Captain Totten's Company of Artillery Opening Fire on the Secessionists
Title
Captain Totten's Company of Artillery Opening Fire on the Secessionists
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 )
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
Object Number 
1945.580.7
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"
Provenance 
John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group