Fort Jackson Sketched from the Masthead of the "Cayuga."

Title

Fort Jackson Sketched from the Masthead of the "Cayuga."

Abstract

Artist

Date

April 30, 1862

Transcription

Recto: "Position of mortar fleet // Fort Jackson sketched from the masthead of the 'Cayuga' on her way down river April 30, 1862 // Battery // Bushy Bank // Here was the remains of the Barrier on this side of River // Surrendered April 28, 1862 // The plan of the fort an irregular pentagon having usual salient angles and a large surrounding moat -- the defense of the river // Ft. St. Philip opposite."
Verso: No text.

Condition

Tattered edge.

Medium

graphite, gray ink wash, and white gouache on toned paper

Dimensions

13.75 x 6.75 in.

Genre

Drawings--American--1860-1870
Panoramic views--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

29.3570292999999, -89.4553239

Source

Original drawing location: CW-UK-LA-5-30-62 (Box 10).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4980

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-UK-LA-5-30-62

Citation

“Fort Jackson Sketched from the Masthead of the "Cayuga.",” The Becker Collection, accessed September 19, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2212.