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Conrad Wise Chapman : artist & soldier of the Confederacy

Author: Ben L Bassham
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Conrad Wise Chapman (1842-1910) is unique among Civil War artists: he painted and sketched while on duty as a Confederate soldier and served in three theaters of the war. Chapman's firsthand knowledge is evident in his work. Ben Bassham has written both a critical study of Chapman's art and a biography, incorporating Chapman's correspondence and Civil War memoirs. The historical importance of Chapman's paintings as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
Biography
History
Art and the war
Named Person: Conrad Wise Chapman; Conrad Wise Chapman; Conrad Wise Chapman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben L Bassham
ISBN: 0873385934 9780873385930
OCLC Number: 37509922
Description: xvi, 328 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Ben L. Bassham.

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Civil War artist, Conrad Wise Chapman, painted and sketched while on duty as a Confederate soldier. Chapman's firsthand knowledge is evident in his work and this text provides both a critical  Read more...

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