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Dead Acres - St. Mihiel Sector

Dead Acres - St. Mihiel Sector

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A charcoal sketch on paper of a war-torn area in the St. Mihiel Sector of combat during World War I. Several bare trees dominate the scene. Two American soldiers are resting by the tree on the right. In the foreground, there is a trench with a wooden plank crossing on the right side. Several crosses, presumably marking graves, are in the background on the left.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1918
associated date
associated person
War Department
Smith, J. Andre
France: Grand Est, Saint-Mihiel
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
overall: 11 3/4 in x 11 9/16 in; 29.845 cm x 29.36875 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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