Sketch entitled "Capture of a confederate battery" in the book 'Battles and Leaders of the Civil War', published by Century Co. of New York in 1887. The sketch depicts the Union capture of a Confederate Battery.
American Civil War; Eighth Illinois Infantry; 8th Illinois Infantry; Rober H. Sturgess; Sturgess, Robert H.; Colonel; Cannons; Battlefields; musket
Original caption is "Capture of a Confederate Battery." Sketch is of Civil War soldiers charging and raising a flag. Appears in the book Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (New York: Century, 1887) vol. 1, p. 527.
American Civil War; Campaigns & battles; Sturgess, Robert H.; Military personnel; Artillery (Weaponry); Sketches;