1. Creator/Author:
  2. Adalbert Johann Volck (35)

General Stuart's Raid to "White House," Va.

Creator:
Adalbert Johann Volck
Location:
Maryland, Baltimore
Origin Date:
1861-1863
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 12 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2077
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This etching is a political cartoon by Adalbert Volck, a Southern sympathizer living in Baltimore, Maryland, during the United States Civil War. This cartoon, one of the Confederate War Etchings series, depicts Confederate Jeb Stuart's men as they surrounded the Union army where McClellan had his camp at "White House" north of Richmond in June of 1862. It shows the Confederate cavalry surprising "Hezekiah Skinflint, Sutler" and running off the cattle. The number 21 appears above the top left corner of the image. Original etching one of thirty published in Volck's "Confederate War Etchings." Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum