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Upton Hayes
Upton Hayes
TitleUpton Hayes
DescriptionCharcoal portrait drawing of Colonel Upton Hays [Hayes] in suit. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the artist's signature is "Col. Upton Hayes" written in different handwriting and black ink.
Biographical NoteHays, a great grandson of Daniel Boone, lived in Westport. He enlisted in the Second Missouri Calvary in 1861 and fought in the early battles of Carthage, Missouri, July 5, 1861; Wilson's Creek, Missouri, August 10, 1861; Pea Ridge, Arkansas, March 9, 1862; and others. Hays was killed in the battle of Newtonia, Missouri, on September 30, 1862. "In 1898, the United Daughters of the Confederacy exhumed his body and reburied it in the Confederate Cemetery at Westport, now known as the Forest Hills Cemetery" (Joseph K. Houts, Jr., "Quantrill's Thieves," page 153 [MVSC 973.742 H84q].)
See AlsoUse the"Upton Hays" link in the Local Subject field for more references.
CreatorAnna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey
DateCirca 1890s
SubjectCharcoal drawings
Portrait drawings
Military officers
Local SubjectBorder Warfare
Civil War
Hays, Upton
Hayes, Upton
LocationMVO-57F Q
NotesThe portrait was separated from the original mat board. It is believed that most if not all of Anna Stacey's drawings were made from photographs. The MVO (Missouri Valley Oversize) is composed of various types of art work including paintings, sculpture, drawings and sketches, large-size photographs, posters, and other miscellaneous items.
Item TypeArt Work, 14 x 18.5 in.
Digital FormatTiff imported as jpeg2000
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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