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Stephen S. Griswold (1827-1861)

Object Number: 
1940.980
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Griswold was a surgeon in New York before enlisting with the New York 38th Regiment as an assistant surgeon in June 1861. The following month he was captured at Bull Run, Virginia, and he spent the remaining months of his life attending his fellow prisoners in Southern prison camps. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his sister-in-law.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Josephine Griswold
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group