The Army in the Advance (Upton's Hill)

Title

The Army in the Advance (Upton's Hill)

Abstract

Sketchy parade scene with nice landscape.

Date

September 16, 1862

Transcription

Recto: "Febre's house - Secesh // The Army in the Advance // Encampment of the N.Y. 25th Regt Col. // Col. ?, E. Kerrigan - on Upton's Hill, Va. // There was a report in the N.Y. Herald that Febre's house was burnt which is not the case - it still stands there - // The Evening Parade" "[Signed] Lumley Upson's [sic] Hill, Virginia."
Verso: no text.

Condition

Ripping along upper and lower margins; foxing and dog ears on left margin; pin marks.

Place

Medium

graphite on laid and sized paper

Dimensions

14.25 x 8.75 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.4315734, -78.6568942

Source

Original drawing location: CW-AL-VA-9/16/62 (Box 4.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4549

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-AL-VA-9/16/62

Collection

Citation

Lumley, Arthur, ca. 1837-1912, “The Army in the Advance (Upton's Hill),” The Becker Collection, accessed January 24, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2016.