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History Detectives | Lookout Mountain Painting | PBS

Duration: 14:27
Program: History Detectives #806
Broadcast Date: Jul. 26, 2010

Our contributor inherited a watercolor he believes was painted by a soldier, John F. Gisch, during the Civil War. He wants to know more about the artist, John Gisch, and about the painting itself. Wes Cowan learns more about the crucial battle over a strategic vantage point, Lookout Mountain and visits the Rock Island Arsenal Museum to find out more about the lives of soldiers imprisoned there.

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Post Date: May 16, 2011