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