Return To Fredericksburg After Bombardment

Date:
1865
Creator:
David English Henderson

Not only soldiers lived in camps. Refugees endured similar hardships. This painting depicts a civilian family of six [4 females and 2 males] standing and sitting in from of a window in their parlor ruined by the Union bombardment of Fredericksburg, VA, grandfather and child seated at right with young woman standing next to them, grandmother, young woman, small boy and slave child standing to left of window.

Description (physical):

Canvas, paints. L 76.5, W 62.9 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0014
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Newspaper

Date:
1/17/1863

The Southern Field and Fireside was a remarkable Southern agricultural and literary newspaper containing stories about fields, farming, and poems concerning the war. The back page contains current war news including a speech from Captain Sims in the which he absorbs passengers on the Ariel that he is not the pirate that the Northern press has made him out to be, that they will all be treated with respect and released unharmed. Also on the back page is the news that the removal of General "Beast" Butler and an eulogy on Confederate General Cobbof Georgia who was killed in the Battler of Fredericksburg.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
1998.096.003
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier