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The Scourge Gun Crew, 1812

An African American gun crew loading a cannon, there is steam coming off the cannon, it is a night scene
Description: Painting, Acrylic on Canvas; By Erick Marshall Murray; 1998; Unframed Dimensions 30H X 40W
Accession #: 98-083-A
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This painting depcits the African American gun crew onboard USS Scourge during the War of 1812.  It depicts 4 of the 5 gun crew and their gun “The Black Jack.” 

Document Type
  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • War of 1812 1812-1815
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials
  • NHHC