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Josiah Inactive Member30 Nov 2011 8:46 p.m. PST

Does anyone know anything about the artwork on the markers all over the Stones River Battlefield? They all appear to be paintings by the same person but I can't find anything on them. I've e-mailed the park for more info but haven't heard anything back yet, plus who knows more Civil War related facts than TMPers!

There are some pictures of them in my blog post about the battlefield. link (Shameless plug!)

Personal logo vojvoda Supporting Member of TMP01 Dec 2011 12:00 a.m. PST

Pretty cool artwork on the Markers. They ususally are signed even on markers. You did not see any names at all? My quest by style is John Paul Strain.

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James Mattes

Personal logo vojvoda Supporting Member of TMP01 Dec 2011 12:44 a.m. PST

link

"The National Park Service uses his images in their publications and at battlefield sites. "

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James Mattes

Personal logo Battle Cry Bill Supporting Member of TMP02 Dec 2011 9:57 p.m. PST

I don't recall these from my visit a number of years ago. The look very good.

Bill

Josiah Inactive Member03 Dec 2011 8:01 a.m. PST

Thanks for the responses. At first I thought it was John Paul Strain as well but couldn't actually confirm it. I did finally get a response back from the park. They were all commissioned to be done by Andy Thomas. His website is here: andythomas.com

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