Category Archives: Civil War art

Thanksgiving 1863

By the late summer of 1863, the Civil War was finally going well for the north and those who favored reestablishing the Union. Gone were the nightmares of the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. The double victories of Gettysburg and … Continue reading

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The Incredible Eye of Alfred Waud

In the time before photography was able to capture action shots, an intrepid group of men sketch “action” for the public. During the Civil War, this group of “Special Artists” included Frank Vizitelli, Alfred Waud, Thomas Nast, Edwin Forbes, WT … Continue reading

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