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    Civil War Period Watercolor of Mosby Among The Wagon Trains by Noted Confederate Artist Alfred Von Erickson. Von Erickson documented the war through watercolors and drawings in and around his native Fredericksburg, in many cases as an eyewitness, compiling a substantial archives of work during the war. Signed "A. E. Pencil Sketch Fredericksburg, Va." At lower right. Von Erickson's work represented such an important documentary record of Mosby's activities that it was used as a basis for the woodcuts in Mosby raider Lieutenant J. S. Beckham's book, The Life Of Mosby, published in 1866. 14" x 11", superb condition, very nicely presented in a period walnut frame.

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    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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