Newton Timothy Hartshorn was born in Amherst, New Hampshire in 1842. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War and became a popular portraitist both in this country and in Europe. He is best known for his portraits of President Ulysses S. Grant whom he painted in 1872.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Hartshorn Family papers
Date(s): 1814 to 1953
Hartshorn Family. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, memoirs, sketches, and drawings of this prominent New Hampshire family. Includes Civil War papers of Newton T. Hartshorn and material relating to his portrait of President Ulysses S. Grant.