VOLCK, Adalbert John (1828-1912), born in Augsburg, studied in Munich and Nürnberg.
He had to leave Germany because of his involvement in the Revolution of 1848 and went to America. After a few years in St. Louis and California he settled in Baltimore. There he practiced dentistry for many
years. During the Civil War he was active as a Confederate cartoonist. After the War he painted portraits. His younger brother was a well-known sculptor in Baltimore. Both were prominent in the
artistic and social life of their adopted hometown.