Released Prisoners returning to the Camp of the 31st Regiment New York Volunteers from Richmond, Virginia
Artist: A.R. Waud
full page wood engraving – matted
source: Harper’s Weekly
image: 9 x 13 ¾″ mat: 16 x 20″
Alfred Waud (1828 – 1891) joined Harper’s from the Illustrated London News in 1861. His detailed Civil War sketches are noted for their dramatic intensity and he is regarded as one of the pre-eminent artist/journalists of the era.