Black Civil War Soldier NEGRITO Signed Original Art with COA
Black Civil War Soldier "NEGRITO" Signed Original Art with COA. Negretos spring near Reserve New Mexico was named after him. He was one of the slaves who worked on the defenses of Atlanta and was found close to death from overwork and starvation by Union troops.
He joined the Union Army. When the war ended he settled in New Mexico where Union vets were given priority. A topo map of Negrito Springs is on the back of the COA. Acrylic on panel 18 x 24 x. Ready to hang as is as a stand alone, or it can be framed.