Thure de Thulstrup. “Battle of Chattanooga, November 25, 1863.”
Boston: L. Prang & Co., 1886-87. 14 5/8 x 20 ¾ (image). Folio. Chromolithograph. Framed with brass plaque mat. Very good condition.
From the top of a hill, General Ulysses S. Grant uses a field glass to follow the Union assault on Missionary Ridge. Grant is joined by Generals Gordon Granger (left) and George H. Thomas, whose chief of staff would later this image as a "beautiful lifelike picture." Thulstrup's details are noteworthy, from the orderly that holds the general's horses in the foreground to the artillery smoke rising from the distant enemy.
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Thure de Thulstrup "Battle of Atlanta"
Thure De Thulstrup "Battle of Kenesaw Mountain"
J.O. Davidson "Battle of Port Hudson"
Thure de Thulstrup "Battle of Shiloh"
Reference book on the series: Prang's Civil War Pictures