Easton's Battery

Title

Easton's Battery

Abstract

Artist

Date

1861

Transcription

Recto: "rebel cavalry retiring to draw on the union troops -- up the road // six cannons with caissons and horses // Dense woods / Rebel infantry // Easton's Battery on the high hill in the foreground to prevent the Enemy's Battery attacking our infantry in the advance -- and crossing the road which way the enemy expected to the union troops to assend [sic] // road // Dense Woods // Dense Woods // clearing // 6th Regt. Col. Ricketts // Thorntons House."
Verso: "Alabama [illegible] S Carolina."

Condition

Vertical fold mark in center; fold marks in corners.

Place

Medium

graphite and gouache on toned paper

Dimensions

20 x 7.0 in.

Genre

Drawings--American--1860-1870
Landscape drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.4315734, -78.6568942

Source

Original drawing location: CW-UK-VA-61-1 (Box 10).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4932

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-UK-VA-61-1

Citation

“Easton's Battery,” The Becker Collection, accessed September 19, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2209.