The Seventy-Ninth Regiment (Highlanders) New York State Militia
- Creator:Winslow Homer (1836-1910)
- Title:The Seventy-Ninth Regiment (Highlanders) New York State Militia
- Description:This image created by artist Winslow Homer (1836-1910) for Harper's Weekly, published May 25, 1862, shows a regiment of troops wearing Scottish kilts marches down a street strewn with American flags. In the distance buildings appear on a bluff.
- Historical Note:The 79th New York Highlanders was originally formed as part of the New York State militia. They fought in the defense of Knoxville at Campbell's Station and Fort Sanders in November 1863. A monument erected in honor of the 79th NY Highlanders still stands at 16th and Clinch in the Fort Sanders neighborhood of Knoxville.
- Contributing Institution:HarpWeek
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- Digital Publisher:Digital Initiatives, James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University
- Full Record:http://content.mtsu.edu/u?/shades,285