Front Royal on the Mannassas Gap Railroad

Title

Front Royal on the Mannassas Gap Railroad

Abstract

Landscape; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 7/5/1862; in Leslie's Illustrated History, p. 148.

Date

July 5, 1862

Transcription

Recto: [in ink] "camps // Infantry in line // Waggon [sic] train // Troops marching out of the Town // Provisions and stores // Infantry in Line // Cavalry in Squadrons."
Verso: "Sketch of Front Royal on the mannassas Gap RR, Blue ridge in the distance // Front Royal on the Mannassas Gap R.R. Blue Ridge in the Distance."

Condition

Rough paper along left margin; rips along upper margin; several stains.

Medium

graphite and wash on paper

Dimensions

14 x 8.75 in.

Genre

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

Coordinates

38.9181671, -78.1944446

Source

Original drawing location: CW-EF-VA-7/5/62 (Box 4.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4655

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-EF-VA-7/5/62

Citation

Forbes, Edwin, 1839-1895, “Front Royal on the Mannassas Gap Railroad,” The Becker Collection, accessed December 4, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2688.