A Most Glorious Fourth

“Fourth Minnesota Regiment Entering Vicksburg” (July 4, 1863) by Francis D. Millet (1846-1912) – This painting is in the Minnesota Historical Society Collections.

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  • Andy Hall Jul 4, 2012

    The artist, Frank Millet, enlisted as a drummer boy in the 60th Massachusetts Infantry, a short-term unit that saw no combat. According to his obituary, he subsequently served as an “acting assistant contract surgeon” with the Army of the Potomac. He died in the sinking of Titanic.

  • Pat Young Jul 5, 2012

    Your book just arrived!

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