A member of the Fourth Regiment of the South Carolina Cavalry, Bee died from wounds received at Cold Harbor, VA. Apparently a pair to the portrait of John Stock Bee, this miniature must also have been done posthumously.
This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984
Artist's Dates: 1797 - 1877
born and died in Charleston, SC