While serving with the 12th Wisconsin Infantry, John Gaddis painted scenes from Wisconsin, Camp Randall, Kansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee. This exhibit of fourteen framed watercolors is suitable for professionally-staffed museums and galleries.
Watercolors of Corporal John Gaddis: Documenting the Civil War
John GaddisCorporal John Gaddis served with the12th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment from 1861-1864 during the Civil War. He enlisted from Dellona, Wisconsin. Despite having no formal art training, Gaddis painted many watercolors depicting military scenes while in service in the field. Gaddis passed away in Bloomer, Wisconsin in 1896 at the age of 75.
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