General Sherman in Savannah
William Waud (d. 1878)
Gen. Sherman Reviewing His Army in Savannah before
Starting on His New Campaign,
Pencil drawing on green paper
Published in Harper's Weekly, February 11, 1865
Prints & Photographs Division (45.4)
Digital ID# ppmsca-09919
On December 23, 1864, the Union Army under the command of General
William Tecumseh Sherman occupied and captured Savannah. Artist
William Waud captured Sherman reviewing his army in Savannah before
moving on to his next campaigns in South Carolina and North Carolina.
Like his brother Alfred, William was recognized as one of the great
sketch artists of the Civil War period.