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I Am Busy Drawing Pictures

I Am Busy Drawing Pictures

$ 45.00

The Civil War Art & Letters of Private John Jacob Omenhausser, CSA

This wonderfully illustrated book provides rare insight into life in a Civil War prisoner-of-war camp. A treat for both Civil War and folk art fans, it features high-quality images and descriptive text by two prominent Civil War historians. John Jacob Omenhausser's work presents in detail the period of his captivity in the Union army's prisoner-of-war camp at Point Lookout in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Born and reared in Baltimore, his surviving work includes scenes from his teenage years, pre-captivity scenes from the Confederate Army, and his time in Point Lookout as a prisoner-of-war.

2014, Ross M. Kimmel & Michael P. Musick. 177 pp. Paperback

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