Camp Sherman

Title

Camp Sherman

Abstract

Date

1861

Transcription

Recto: C. Soule, Jr.
Verso: "Camp Sherman" // Camp of 1st Regiment Ohio Volunteers // Col A.D. McCook, Commanding // sketch by Chas Soule, Jr, of Co. G Portsmouth Lights Guards // Capt G.B. Bailey // Camp Sherman is situated near Glenwood about one mile northwest of the Capitol on a gentle rise of ground with a clear running brook bordering the East of the grounds affording excellent opportunities for bathing and cooking purposes. The regiment consists of about one thousand rank and file and are [sic] under the strictest discipline and are without a single exception in excellent health and spirits awaiting anxiously for marching orders. The uniform consists of Black felt hat Blue Blouse, red shirts, grey pants and black overcoats. They are armed with improved muskets and fully equipped for service."

Condition

Folded vertically in center; 4 sections torn out on top edge; corners frayed; adhesive and paper on verso over fold mark.

Place

Medium

graphite on paper

Dimensions

21.25 x 7.75 in.

Genre

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

Coordinates

40.4172871, -82.907123

Source

Original drawing location: CW-CS-OH-61 (Box 10).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4968

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-CS-OH-61

Citation

Soule, Charles, 1835-1897, “Camp Sherman,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2626.