Andy Thomas

b. 1957

Andy Thomas


Murpheesboro, Tennessee


Portrait, Civil War battles, western genre

The following, submitted April 2004, is from the artist:

Andy Thomas of Carthage, Missouri is dedicated to the Trans-Mississippi Civil War series in which he is depicting battles West of the Mississippi River. These have been, for the most part, undoctumented by todays artists.

Thomas has painted scenes from The Battle of Pea Ridge and Prarie Grove both of Arkansas. In Missouri to date he has completed scenes of Carthage, Wilson’s Creek, Westport and Marshall as well as the great Cavalry Charge of Mine Creek Kansas. In addition to the Tran-Mississippi battles he has also painted the Guns of Vicksburg and The Sinking of the CSS Alabama.