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Hamburg Landing

Hamburg Landing | Drawing | Wisconsin Historical Society
"Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary <i>[sic]</i> Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a steamboat labeled "Ohio Belle" approaching the landing.
DESCRIPTION
"Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a steamboat labeled "Ohio Belle" approaching the landing.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:32937
Creation Date:May 1862
Creator Name:Simplot, Alexander
City:Shiloh
County:
State:Tennessee
Collection Name:Simplot, A. (Alexander), 1837-1914 : A. Simplot papers and drawings, 1866-1911
Genre:Drawing
Original Format Type:drawings
Original Format Number:PH 1558.20
Original Dimensions:10 x 7.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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.

See also Image ID: 78087 for the Harper's Weekly illustration.

SUBJECTS
Horses
Cities and towns
Barracks
Civil War, 1861-1865
Headquarters, Military
Transportation, Military
Warships
Men
Steamboats
Mississippi River
Shorelines

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