The Pursuit


Charcoal sketch on paper. A line of army trucks and soldiers moves along a road. There appear to be two dead horses lying on the side of the road. Fires burn on the horizon. From the catalog card: "Army trucks and soldiers moving forward in pursuit of the enemy who are burning towns in the distance. The picture is a scene in the Old No Mans Land in the St. Mihiel sector."

Date Made: ca 1918Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentMaker: Morgan, Wallace

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Grand Est, Saint-Mihiel

Related Event: World War I


See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Military, Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, World War I Art, Art, Combat Art, Art


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Credit Line: War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25789Catalog Number: 25789Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 18 1/4 in x 20 in; 46.355 cm x 50.8 cm


Record Id: nmah_448031

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