The March from Tipton - General Fremont at the Head of His Column

Title

The March from Tipton - General Fremont at the Head of His Column

Abstract

Sketchy marching scene.

Artist

Date

October 1861

Transcription

Recto: "No. 1. March from Tipton. // General Fremont taking the lead of his column on the march cheering of the troops 1st days [sic] march. // Staff officers plain military dress. // Gen. Fremont. Bay Horse. // Gen. Asboth, white horse. Sits on horseback as drawn, boot over the whole legs, horse very long neck & legs."
Verso: "Gen Fremont's popularity seems to increase constantly. The troops cheer him whenever he passes and testify [cancelled] signify the utmost confidence in him."

Condition

Loss of paper on left corners; horizontal fold; pin marks in upper left.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

9.5 x 7.5 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

38.655578, -92.7799153

Source

Original drawing location: CW-HL-MO-10/61b (Box 5.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4491

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-HL-MO-10/61b

Citation

Lovie, Henri, “The March from Tipton - General Fremont at the Head of His Column,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2880.