Captain W.F. Bartlett and Lieutenant-Colonel F.W. Palfrey at Camp Benton, MD, Nov. 1861
- Captain W.F. Bartlett and Lieutenant-Colonel F.W. Palfrey at Camp Benton, MD, Nov. 1861
Lieutenant Col. F.W. Palfrey and Capt. W.F. Bartlett of the 20th MA Volunteers are talking, while a soldier seems about to give them a message. In the background, are a row of tents, soldiers, a cabin, and a horse.
- Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
American Civil War 20th Massachusetts Regiment
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Palfrey, Francis Winthrop, 1831-1889
Bartlett, William Francis, 1840-1876
- 1 painting : oil on canvas ; visible image 54 x 84 cm, in frame 79 x 112 cm
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
- Notes (acquisition):
Gift; 20th Massachusetts Regiment Association; 1897
Signed and dated "Winslow Homer 1881" on back.
The painting depicts the time just after the Twentieth Regiment's defeat and heavy losses at the Battle of Ball's Bluff.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, "American Battle Painting," July 4-September 4, 1944 and New York, Museum of Modern Art, October 3-November 18, 1944
Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, "The Sword In America, 1000-1954," Corcoran
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