Our Pickets repulsing an advance of the Rebel Pickets (Siege of Petersburg)

Title

Our Pickets repulsing an advance of the Rebel Pickets (Siege of Petersburg)

Abstract

Battle schematic.

Date

September? 1864

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: "Our Pickets repulsing an advance of the Rebel pickets on our line // The rebel pickets make frequent attempts to capture the signal stations from which I made those sketches a few days ago and have been successful several times and are always obliged to relinquish their hold by our reinforced pickets // [Signed] Joseph Becker."

Condition

Vertical and horizontal creases; stains near upper left corner.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

6.5 x 5.75 in.

Genre

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

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-9/64l (Box 1.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4591

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-9/64l

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Our Pickets repulsing an advance of the Rebel Pickets (Siege of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2215.