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

Battle of Santa Rosa Island [Fla.]

Creator:
Adalbert Johann Volck
Location:
Maryland, Baltimore
Origin Date:
1861-1863
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/8 in x 11 15/16 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2078
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 a night attack on "Billy Wilson's Zouaves," the Sixth New York Militia, and a detachment of the First Artillery, on October 9, 1861. The attack was unsuccessful. The number 7 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