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Edwin Forbes Gettysburg Paintings - Gallery

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Near Emmitsburg: Troops marching in the rain in pursuit of Robert E. Lee’s army. [Painting by Edwin Forbes/Library of Congress]

Scenes from the Battle of Gettysburg painted by the reporter and artist Edwin Forbes (1839–1895), who covered the Union troops for Frank Leslie's Magazine from 1862 to 1864. Press artists of the time would make quick sketches of the action and finish them in the studio. Some of Forbes's work illustrates "Did Robert E. Lee Doom Himself at Gettysburg?" in the Summer 2009 issue of MHQ.

 

 

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3 Responses to “Edwin Forbes Gettysburg Paintings - Gallery”


  1. 1
    Debra Novotny says:

    The Confederates who were attacking were in Edward Johnson's Division, not Johnston's. The US troops at the top of Culp's Hill that they were attacking were George Sears Greene's Brigade of Henry Slocum's XII Corps.

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    Debra Novotny says:

    The caption for painting #8 should read "The Army of Northern Virginia" not "The Army of Virginia."

  3. 3
    Debra Novotny says:

    In painting #3, Johnston's should be Johnson's.



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