Charles Burchfield (1893-1967) was inducted into the US Army in July of 1918. He was attached first to the Field Artillery at Camp Jackson, South Carolina and later transferred to the camouflage section at the camp. During Burchfield's period of service July 1918 to January 1919, he executed sixty watercolors. Gateway to Mule Stables, Camp Jackson, 1918, is #494 and Young Pine and Barracks, Camp Jackson, 1918, is #507 in the catalogue of Charles Burchfield's paintings published in 1970 by the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York.
Albert Gold (1916-2006) was inducted into the Army Corps of Engineers in 1942. After a year in the Combat Engineers at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Gold became one of twelve artists chose by the War Department Art Advisory Committee to make a pictorial record of the war overseas. He, together with fellow artists Olin Dows and Emmanuel Bromberg, was assigned to document the war in England, France and Germany. Much of Albert Gold's war work is in the collection of the Pentagon. Gold received the Order of the British Empire in 1942 for his work. In 1943, he participated in an exhibition of British and American work organized by Sir Kenneth Clark for the National Gallery of Art, London, England. In 1946-1947, Gold was awarded two consecutive Tiffany Foundation Grants to work on a group of large oil paintings based on his war drawings.