Pickett's Charge

Civil War, Emancipation, Slavery, Gettysburg, Liberty, Contemporary, Battlefield, Equality

24"x30" triple panel plexi/mixed media vitrine (copper, glass, wire, ash, synthetic polymer) in custom metal frame

“This is it: The absolute edge of no return, to turn back now and make for home, or sail irrevocably on and either nd land or plunge over the world’s roaring rim .” 24”x30” triple panel plexi vitrine, synthetic polymer, iron, ash, glass, copper wire, china marker, found objects This is William Faulkner’s quote from his book “Intruder in the Dust” addressing Black Civil Rights Issues in the 1940’s South. This quote describes his reference to Day Three of the Battle at Gettysburg and the thought that must have crossed the mind of every Southern 14 year old boy as he faced the inevitable outcome of that advance.

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