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List of famous American Civil War art, listed alphabetically with pictures of the artwork when available. This list includes examples of historic American Civil War paintings, sculptures and any other forms of art. These are all popular American Civil War works by famous or notable artists, so you'll most likely recognize the majority of artists on this list. Though the years American Civil War has been a reoccurring subject in the world of art, drawing inspiration from renowned artists all around the world If any amazing American Civil War art pieces are missing, feel free to add them below.

These items, like Battle of the U.S.S. Kearsarge and the C.S.S. Alabama and Battle of Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864 include images when available.

If you're looking to answer the question, "What is an example of American Civil War art?" then this list will be of use to you.
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Battle of "Kearsarge" and "Alabama"


Battle of
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Artist: Xanthus Russell Smith

Subject: American Civil War, CSS Alabama, USS Kearsarge

Art Form: Painting

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Battle of Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864


Battle of Mobile Bay, 5 August... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous American Civil War Art
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Artist: Xanthus Russell Smith

Subject: USS Hartford, CSS Tennessee, Battle of Mobile Bay, USS Winnebago, American Civil War, + more

Genres (Art): Marine art

Art Form: Painting


Battle of the U.S.S. Kearsarge... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous American Civil War Art
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Artist: Édouard Manet

Subject: Battle of Cherbourg, American Civil War, CSS Alabama, USS Kearsarge

Genres (Art): Marine art

Art Form: Painting

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Final Assault upon Fort Fisher, North Carolina


Final Assault upon Fort Fisher... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous American Civil War Art
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Artist: Xanthus Russell Smith

Subject: American Civil War, Second Battle of Fort Fisher

Genres (Art): Marine art

Art Form: Painting