A graphic novel epic of the American Civil War… Drawn from actual diaries & letters & sketchbooks & more!


VOL. 2 : 1863 ➤

The continuing saga of Freeman Colby, featuring Nurse Sarah Low, Walt Whitman, Fannie Dawson, & more.

VOL. 1 : 1861-62 ➤

A Yankee schoolteacher goes to war! Drawn from Freeman Colby’s actual diary.


“Drawing Freeman” / Historical New Hampshire (Vol. 71 No. 1)

Check out HNH’s full-color feature article — An original comic detailing the making of the Freeman Colby Series!

Marek Bennett’s historical graphic novel series details the adventures of NH school teacher Freeman Colby & several contemporaries in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War.  Drawn entirely from primary source accounts, it portrays the day-to-day realities faced by a diverse cast of participants between 1861-1865.


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