Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse

Title

Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse

Abstract

Schematic in foreground with developed landscape.

Date

May 10, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "Pickets to prevent straggling // soldiers and officers as spectators // ploughed field // Union troops // Rebel bat. // Rebels."
Verso: "Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse Tuesday afternoon May 10th."

Condition

Vertical central fold; crumbling at lower right corner; darkening at left lower corner.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

13 x 9.75 in.

Genre

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

Coordinates

38.2191268, -77.6143027

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-5/10/64a (Box 1.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4558

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-5/10/64a

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse,” The Becker Collection, accessed December 7, 2019, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2202.