Gordon's and Crawford's Brigades (Battle of Cedar Mountain)

Title

Gordon's and Crawford's Brigades (Battle of Cedar Mountain)

Abstract

Oddly placid battle scene; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 9/6/1862.

Date

August 9, 1862

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: "Gordons and Crawfords Brigade charging the secessionists through the woods at the Battle of Cedar Mountain // [Signed] Edwin Forbes." Several sketches, horses and men.

Condition

Pin marks and dog ears.

Medium

graphite and wash on wove paper

Dimensions

15 x 5.25 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

38.3641626, -78.0524638999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-EF-VA-8/9/62 (Box 4.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4656

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-EF-VA-8/9/62

Citation

Forbes, Edwin, 1839-1895, “Gordon's and Crawford's Brigades (Battle of Cedar Mountain),” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2214.