History Detectives

Lookout Mountain Painting

Clip: Season 8 Episode 6 | 14m 27s

Our contributor inherited a watercolor he believes was painted by a soldier, John F. Gisch, during the Civil War. He wants to know more about the artist, John Gisch, and about the painting itself. Wes Cowan learns more about the crucial battle over a strategic vantage point, Lookout Mountain and visits the Rock Island Arsenal Museum to find out more about the lives of soldiers imprisoned there.

Aired: 07/25/10

Rating: TV-G

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