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Nocturnal Encampment of Duryea's Zouaves (5th New York Infantry), Virginia
Date: 1862
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Medium: Watercolor, gouache, and selective glazing on heavy paper
Dimensions: Overall: 7 1/8 x 10 3/4 in. ( 18.1 x 27.3 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Credit Line: Purchase, Accessions Sales Fund
Object Number: 1951.86
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Marks: inscriptions: Signed and dated, lower right: McIlvaine-1862
Inscribed: Signed and inscribed at lower left inside image in brown watercolor: "McIlvaine. 1862."; at lower center outside image in graphite: "Encampment of Duryea's Zouaves / Virginia 1862"; below at lower left: "By William MacIlvaine, / of the Regiment"

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This Civil War study was done by the artist while serving as a member of the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry (Duryee's Zouaves).