About the Artist: Charles Johnson Post
Charles Johnson Post was born in 1873 in New York City.
He studied at the Art Students League in New York City under John Twachtman,
Kenyon Cox, J. Carroll Beckwith, and Harper Pennington. Post enlisted as
a private in 1898 with the 71st New York Infantry, U.S.V., which served
with a regiment of the Fifth Army Corps. The paintings in this visual exhibit
came from sketchbooks Post made during his time in Cuba. Charles Johnson
Post died in New York City in 1956.
About the Photographers
Members of the U.S. Army took the photographs used in this exhibit. The original photographs are located in the U.S. Army Center of Military History, Washington, D.C.