McIlvain Going to the Support of Buford’s Cavalry, 1901
Pen and Ink drawing on paper (presumed), Dimensions of original unknown
Signed lr: “Wm. T. Trego”
Location of original unknown and presumed lost
Published as a black-and-white illustration in Charles A.
Cuffel’s History of Durell’s Battery in
the Civil War
(Philadelphia: Craig Finley and Co., 1903), opposite p. 55.
This commission came to Trego as a product of his fame after painting The Rescue of the Colors
Charles Cuffel, the battery historian, lived in Doylestown. He wrote in the
preface to the book: “The committee was fortunate in securing the excellent
illustrations drawn Mr. William T. Trego, the well known painter of military
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