In 1861 Edwin Forbes was hired as a staff artist by "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." He covered the Army of the Potomac from 1862-1864, and was known for his ability to draw quickly. His primary interest was in recording the everyday activity of soldiers. Plate 7, is from his publication "Life Studies of the Great Army.
United States History--Civil War, 1861-1865;
United States History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works; Cattle; Military life; Military; Cattle herding
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
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