Hugh Young. “Graves of the Highlanders. Soldiers Cemetery Knoxville, Tenn.”
New York: Hugh Young, 1864. Tinted lithograph by Charles Hart. 15 3/4 x 22. With repaired tear at bottom reaching into title, and other minor marginal blemishes. Overall, very good condition.
A moving image of the Soldier’s Cemetery outside of Knoxville. This image shows the graves of the 79th
N.Y. Volunteer Highlanders. It was based “From a Sketch Taken By A Member of the Regiment [Hugh Young] March, 1864. A solitary member of the regiment stands in front of the graves of the Highlanders, each with a name and details of death, while an officer and family stands at the right. The cemetery is located high on a hill and the surrounding hills and river present a lovely picture tempered by the sadness of the cemetery in the foreground.