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Soldiers Bunks at Fort Holt

Soldiers Bunks at Fort Holt
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Title: Soldiers Bunks at Fort Holt
Description: Drawing of a soldier holding a cup, standing next to his bunk at Fort Holt. Civil War firearms are in the closet on the right. Another man is in the background working (seen through an open doorway of the room.)

Image ID: 32879
Simplot, Alexander
City, State: Kentucky
Simplot, A. (Alexander), 1837-1914 : Papers and drawings, 1866-1911
Genre: Drawing
Alexander Simplot became well known during the Civil War for furnishing many of the sketches used by Harper's Weekly in their coverage of the war.

Because of his location, Simplot primarily covered the war on the Mississippi River and Missouri. Working primarily in pencil, he captured the flavor of the war in the Transmississippi. He was the only artist on hand to cover the Battle of Memphis which took place on June 6, 1862.

Subjects: Soldiers
Civil War, 1861-1865
Clothing and dress

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