Civil War Art Images

For immediate release

Release dated: 
December 8, 2016
Media contacts: 

Lauren Peck, 651-259-3137, lauren.peck@mnhs.org 
Lory Sutton, 651-259-3140, lory.sutton@mnhs.org

Civil War Art Images

The Civil War paintings in the Governor’s Reception Room are part of 57 paintings that underwent conservation work. The before and after scenes are displayed here.

These images may be used for editorial purposes in magazines, newspapers, newsletters and online to illustrate the Minnesota State Capitol historic site.

“Battle of Nashville” by Howard Pyle c. 1906, before restoration. The 5th, 7th, 9th and 10th Minnesota Regiments fought in the December 1864 battle.

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“Battle of Nashville” after restoration work.

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“The Second Minnesota Regiment at Missionary Ridge” by Douglas Volk c. 1906, before restoration.

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“The Second Minnesota Regiment at Missionary Ridge” after restoration.

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“The Third Minnesota Entering Little Rock” by Stanley M. Arthurs c. 1910, before restoration.

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“The Third Minnesota Entering Little Rock” after restoration.

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“The Fourth Minnesota Regiment Entering Vicksburg, July 4, 1863” by Francis D. Millet, c. 1904, before restoration.

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"The Fourth Minnesota Regiment Entering Vicksburg, July 4, 1863" after restoration. 

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“The Fifth  Minnesota Regiment at Corinth” by Edwin H. Blashfield c. 1912, before restoration.

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“The Fifth Minnesota Regiment at Corinth” after restoration.

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“The Battle of Gettysburg” by Rufus Fairchild Zogbaum c. 1906, before restoration.

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“The Battle of Gettysburg” after restoration.

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