Frederick E. Ransom Sketchbook, 1874-1882
Ransom, Frederick Eugene
Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
Ransom, Thomas Edwin Greenfield, 1834-1864
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 11th (1861-1865)
Fort Donelson, Battle of (Tennessee : 1862)
Atlanta Campaign (1864)
Big Black River, Battle of (Mississippi : 1863)
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Art and war
This sketchbook, prepared after the war, contains approximately 100 pen and ink sketches depicting Civil War army life, battles, prison conditions, equipment and military dress. It also includes miscellaneous poems, quotations and civil and military facts including an essay titled "Army Life of Regulars," a brief history of the 11th Illinois Infantry, and copies of general orders and letters of Brigadier General T. E. Ransom.
Ransom, Frederick E.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.
pen and ink
20.5 x 32.5 cm
Ransom, Frederick E., “Frederick E. Ransom Sketchbook, 1874-1882,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 27, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/21615.