Battle at Rich Mountain

Title

Battle at Rich Mountain

Abstract

Large battle scene; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper Famous Leaders and Battle Scenes, pg. 40-41.

Artist

Date

July 11, 1861

Transcription

Recto: "Smoke. // Smoke full of rebels in all kinds of costume fleeing. // Log barn. // Double file. // Ind. 13th. // Beverly Pike. // Ind. 10th. // Battle at Rich Mountain."
Verso: "move tomorrow Beverly. 2.0 cl. A.M."

Condition

Half the drawing seems to be missing; dog ears; horizontal folds.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

12 x 10 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

38.8662433999999, -79.9345067

Source

Original drawing location: CW-HL-WV-7/11/61 (Box 5.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4485

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-HL-WV-7/11/61

Citation

Lovie, Henri, “Battle at Rich Mountain,” The Becker Collection, accessed September 19, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2200.