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Object Name Drawing
Catalog Number 1991.044.024
Description Drawing - "Chattanooga Valley from the side of Missionary Ridge, 1863." Artist - Theodore R. Davis. Soldier sits amidst rubble of downed trees and brush. Smoke fires in distance. City, river and Lookout Mountain in background.

During the Civil War, Davis sketched in Chattanooga for Harper's Weekly. He returned again in the 1890s, resketching the same areas.
Date 1863
Extent of Description 9.25" x 14.00"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Art
Accession number 1991.044