Return to Fredericksburg after Bombardment
By David English Henderson
Not only soldiers lived in camps. Refugees endured similar hardships. This painting depicts a civilian family of six [4 females and 2 males] standing and sitting in from of a window in their parlor ruined by the Union bombardment of Fredericksburg, VA, grandfather and child seated at right with young woman standing next to them, grandmother, young woman, small boy and slave child standing to left of window.
Canvas, paints. L 76.5, W 62.9 cm
Gettysburg National Military Park, GETT 7211