The Advance on Petersburg - Colored Infantry Drawing Captured Guns to the Rear After the Fight

Title

The Advance on Petersburg - Colored Infantry Drawing Captured Guns to the Rear After the Fight

Abstract

Artist

Date

February 9, 1864

Transcription

Recto: No text.
Verso: "The Advance on Petersburg // Colored Infantry drawing the Captured rebel Guns to the Rear after the fight at the Rifle Pits // Men of the One Hundred days Regt Ohio Troops. Cheering them as they pass."

Condition

Vertical and horizontal folds; loss of paper at lower margin; dog ears at all corners, bad at upper left; rips along upper and right margin; brown speckling on Verso, some on Recto.

Medium

Graphite on heavy gauge wove paper

Dimensions

9.75 x 13.25 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-EM-VA-2/9/64 (Box 7.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4648

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-EM-VA-2/9/64

Collection

Citation

Mullen, E. F., “The Advance on Petersburg - Colored Infantry Drawing Captured Guns to the Rear After the Fight,” The Becker Collection, accessed June 17, 2024, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2659.