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Xanthus Smith and Civil War Maritime Art

Presented by SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum at SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, Columbia SC

Xanthus Smith and Civil War Maritime Art

The Civil War redefined the nation on multiple levels, including forever changing American art. Instead of the early 19th century scenes of untouched natural beauty, artists began recording the new technologies and realities of warfare.

Xanthus Smith was a Philadelphia-based landscape artist of growing reputation when he enlisted in the Union Navy. Stationed in Port Royal, South Carolina, he used his talents to produce dozens of drawings and paintings of the ships that were a part of the

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Adults 18-61, $6.00
Seniors 62 and over, $5.00
Military (active duty and veterans), $5.00
Youth 10-17, $3.00
Children 9 and under, Free
First Sunday of the Month, $1.00, age 10 and over

Contact: 803-737-8095

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301 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201

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