The Press: Artist-Journalists of THE CIVIL WAR

The soldiers are marching home, and with them the noble army of artists. There never was a war before of which the varying details, the striking and picturesque scenes, the sieges, charges, and battles by land and sea have been presented to the eye of the world by the most skillful and devoted artists. They have made the weary marches and the dangerous voyages. They have shared the soldiers' fare; they have ridden and waded, and climbed and floundered, always trusting in lead pencils and keeping their paper dry. When the battle began, they...

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