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General Sherman's Troops Shooting Bloodhounds
Date: 1861-65
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Medium: Graphite on beige paper
Dimensions: Overall: 4 11/16 x 6 7/16 in. ( 11.9 x 16.4 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Description: Civil War Drawings Collection
Credit Line: James B. Wilbur Fund
Object Number: 1945.580.5
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Inscribed: Verso inscribed in graphite: "Genl. Shermans troops / Killing Bloodhounds / Genl Shermans men invariably / killed all the bloodhounds and / dogs of most every description / by order of the commanding / general."

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John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945