National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1692
Subject/Title:
Ledbetter, William (Civil War Captain)
Artist:Flisher, Edith (not signed)
Date Created:ca. 1910
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:20 x 16
Materials/Media:Oil
Date Documented:10 September 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Bust length of subject's left profile. His dark coat opens to reveal a white ruffled shirt with high collar; his hair is brown and falls to mid-ear and nearly to his collar; and the background is mottled in muted golds and browns.
History of Work:Work created by Edith Flisher ca. 1910 from a daguerreotype
Notes:Great grandfather of owner. Subject born 21 April 1831; Murfreesboro, Tennessee, died 15 July 1906 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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