General Armistead-- A Portrait
A new series of original paintings by Ron Lesser
Portrait of General Lewis Addison Armistead
Note -- No wartime photograph exists of Armistead. The pre-war image depicted in this portrait shows him in uniform, probably a captain in the 6th US Infantry, circa 1860.
From the Cook Collection at the Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA.

Armistead's brigade - the 9th, 14th, 38th, 53rd, & 56th VA -- occupied the left of Pickett's line, overlapping and behind General Richard Garnett

This original portrait, painted in 2006, is 8 inches by 10 inches - oil on wood panel.

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