Nursing the wounded

Howard Pyle’s Civil War art, an illustration for a 19th century magazine story, keyed to the text and titled “I thought of you when I fell.” Not precisely my idea of what Mrs. Parthenia Leila Ellis looked like, but probably the opportunity she wished she had after Clayton was shot down by Gen. Sanders’s cavalry.

Via Bull Runnings.

About Dick Stanley

Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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