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A Confederate Military Prison, Salisbury, North Carolina

Object Number: 
c. 1864
Graphite and brown ink on paper
Overall: 5 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. ( 14 x 20 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
inscribed: lower: "C. S. Mil: Prison for Prisoners of War at Salisbury, N.C." signed: lower right: "Drawn by Fred Will, 20th. Mass. Vol: / Prisoner of War" inscribed: upper right, pencil: "Schuster"
Inscribed and signed along lower border outside image in brown ink: "C. S. Mil: Prison for Prisoners of War at Salisbury N.C. / Drawn by Fred. Will 20th. Mass. Vol. / Prisoner of War."; at upper right outside image in graphite: "Schuster"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Marguerite Weidenman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group