The Battle of Raymond



From Theodore R. Davis' notebook on General Grant's Vicksburg Campaign, this "notes" sketch is of the Battle Of Raymond. The artist's horse had been shot only moments before this sketch was made. (See finished sketch, below.)



From artist Theodore R. Davis' notebook on General Grant's Vicksburg Campaign, this final rendering is of the Battle Of Raymond. Though not considered a great battle, it was one of those compact, vigorous engagements at close quarters with protection of earthworks.