The painting would include eight vessels engaged in battle along with more than 1,000 figures of the men involved in the battle, including Mosher’s impression of the feelings those men were experiencing during the height of battle.
“I look forward to it,” he said of the opportunity to complete the mural.
He has left a one-year gap in his activities to focus on the project.
“I love the folks in Plattsburgh,” said Mosher, a native of western New York. “It’s a wonderful city.”
“He’s an incredibly talented guy,” Herkalo said. “I’m very pleased that he’s been a constant partner with us. This is a very fitting time for this to happen.”
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Details about the Commemorative Campaign to raise the money for the Battle of Plattsburgh mural are found at: www.battleofplattsburg.org.