Sketches near the Weldon Railroad (Siege of Petersburg)

Title

Sketches near the Weldon Railroad (Siege of Petersburg)

Abstract

Date

August 30, 1864

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: "Sketches near the Weldon Railroad // A Fatigue or working party belonging to the 5th Corps on their way to the works in Front Aug 30th // [Signed] Joseph Becker // Pine woods."

Condition

Central horizontal fold; vertical fold near right margin; dog ears at lower corners; brown flecks on surface.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

9.5 x 6.5 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870
Landscape drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-8/30/64 (Box 1.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4565

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-8/30/64

Collection

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Sketches near the Weldon Railroad (Siege of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2014.