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Name Redwood, Allen Christian
Born 6/19/1844
Birthplace Lancaster County, Virginia
Father William H. Redwood
Mother Catherine C. Redwood
Notes One of the war's most famous soldier artists, Allen Christian Redwood enlisted with Co. C, 55th Virginia Infantry and served as the unit's Sergeant-major in 1863. He was wounded at Mechanicsville, captured at Second Manassas, exchanged, then wounded again at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. He subsequently then transfered to Co. C, 1st Maryland Cavalry and served on the staffs of Generals Lunsford Lomax and Henry Heth. His drawings and sketches are featured throughout the four-volume set, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War.

Associated Records

Image of Jacket, Shell

Jacket, Shell -

Single breasted, 8 button front, cadet gray wool kersey cloth with no facings or piping, unbleached cotton osnaburg lining in body and sleeves, Maryland state buttons with backmarks, "EXTRA/QUALITY."

Image of Box, Paint

Box, Paint -

Metal paint box with black enamel coating. The box has a tri-part fold; the center section contains twenty-five paint pots and long trough for pencils and pen. The inner cover is enameled and stamped, "____&____ Dealer in paint and Artists Materials, 282 Sixth Ave _____" in an oval. Twenty-four brushes (.3a-t), one pen, and one pouncer are also in the paint box. Inscription: The inner cover is enameled and stamped, "____&____ Dealer in paint and Artists Materials, 282 Sixth Ave _____" in an oval.

Image of Brush, Artist's

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer in a paint box (.3) 10in brown handle with 1 3/4in metal ferrule and .5in hair tip

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3) 10in wooden handle, brown with "Rubens" stamped on it, 2in metal ferrule with 1/4in hair tip

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): 12in wooden handle, brown with dark wear towards the top, near the 1 1/2in metal ferrule with 1/2in hair tip.

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): 10in wooden handle with "12" stamped on top with 1 1/2in metal ferrule. 1/2in hair tip is very sparse.

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): 5 1/2in woden handle with "5/Windsor & Newton/L" stamped on handle. 1 1/2in metal ferrule with a sparse 1/4in hair tip. "England" faintly stamped into end of brush handle.

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): 5 1/2in wooden handle with "7/Windsor & Newton/L/England" stamped on handle, with 2in metal ferrule and a 1/4in hair tip

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): 4 1/2in wooden handle painted black, with a 1in metal ferrule and a 1 1/2in hair tip that is getting sparse.

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): 5in woden handle with 1 1/2in metal ferrule and a one-inch in bushy hair tip.

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): An 11in wooden handle with 1 1/2in metal ferrule and a 1/2 in hair tip with yellowish coloration.

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): A 10in wooden handle with yellow color and "1 RUBENS" stamped on handle, 2in metal ferrule and a 1/4in hair tip.

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): An 11in wooden handle with "6" stamped on top with 2in metal ferrule, and a 1in hair tip that is sparse.

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): An 11in wooden handle with "Reeves & Sons" stamped on it, with 2 1/4in metal ferrule with 1/2in hair tip. Black residue on tip and ferrule.

Image of Pen Handle

Pen Handle -

Wooden handle with red color and translucent plastic like material 2 1/2in ferrue with 1/2in sponge type tip

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): A 10in yellow wooden handle with 1 1/4in metal ferrule and a 1/2in hair tip.

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): A 9 1/2in wooden handle with "5" stamped on it, 1 1/4in metal ferrule with a very sparse hair tip. Handle has other text neair ferrule, mostly uninteligible "W...CO. NY"

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): A 10 1/4in wooden handle with "F.W. Devoe & Co. NY" stamped on it,1in gold colored ferrule and 1/2in hair tip

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): A 4 1/2in black painted wooden handle with brushes at either end, one with a 1in metal ferrule with 1/2in hair tip, and the other end a 1 3/4in metal ferrule with a 1/4in hair tip.

Brush, Artist's -

One of twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer from a paint box (.3): 5 3/4in red stained handle with 1 1/2in metal ferrule and 1/4in hair tip.