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    [Harper's Weekly] Original Civil War Sketches: Camp Life. Group of six pencil sketches done by artists in-the-field for publication in Harper's "On the Road" series. 1) 10" x 5" sketch soldiers on a country road, captioned: "On the March to Manassas. Union pickets approaching the deserted earthwork at Centerville Va." The reverse reads: "I send another package of sketches by same mail". Trimmed at bottom with four vertical folds. 2) 10" x 6" watercolor and pencil sketch of soldiers outside a barn and farmhouse, captioned "Near Falls Church. Picket Guard of Conn. 2nd". One vertical fold. 3) 5.5" x 4" pencil sketch of troops carrying shovels, captioned on verso: "Leaving the trenches. 'On the Road' & c. The men in every variety of costume some in under shirt & drawers & c." 4) 5.5" x 7" sketch captioned: "... com'd'd by Col. John Fuller. [vi]ew of the Enemy's old fortifications." One vertical fold. 5) 6" x 3.25" watercolor & pencil sketch of supply wagon and encampment, captioned on verso: "'On the road' Lager Bier Wagon". 6) 10.25" x 8" sketch captioned on verso: Stables being Erected for Cavalry". Three vertical folds.

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    September, 2016
    17th Saturday
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