Sergeant of the army giving out rations


Title
Sergeant of the army giving out rations
Description
Martin County farmer John Conrad Getsinger, Sr., a native of Wurttemburg, Germany, participated as a sergeant in Company E of the 1st Regiment of N.C. Volunteers during the Mexican War (1847-1848). This partially colored sketch of a uniformed soldier receiving a plate and cup from two uniformed men is from his sketchbook made during his stay in Mexico. The caption reads "A sergeant of the soldiers army giving out rations."
Date
1847-1848
Original Format
drawings
Extent
3cm x 2cm
Local Identifier
0172-b2a-fh-i4
Creator(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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