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One of Rogers's most well-liked works, One More Shot depicts two wounded soldiers. One is shown standing with his arm in a sling as he tried to retrieve a cartridge out of its case. The second sits as he wraps a bandage around his leg. The sculpture gained popularity due to its depiction of the tenacity of soldiers and became a favored gift for veterans.
David H. Wallace. John Rogers: The Peopleâ€™s Sculptor. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan, 1967; Page: 213. New York Historical Society. https://www.nyhistory.org/exhibit/wounded-rear-one-more-shot (accessed January 22, 2019). Ref: DHW #105.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
23 1/2 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
inscribed: front of base: ""WOUNDED TO THE REAR / ONE MORE SHOT""; inscribed: back of base: ""PATENTED / JAN.17.1865.""
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
statuettes & figurines
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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