Conveying Stores to the Beach near Fort Fisher (Capture of Wilmington)

Title

Conveying Stores to the Beach near Fort Fisher (Capture of Wilmington)

Abstract

In Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 3/4/1865, p. 380.

Date

January 28, 1865

Transcription

Recto: "Used Feb. 16", numerals as on verso.
Verso: "Mode of Conveying Stores from the Transports to the beach near Fort Fisher for our troops // Jan 28 // [Signed] J.B. // 1 Blockade runner // 2 outside fleet commanding beach // 3 Blockade runner." Different hand: "N Carolina."

Condition

Dog ears at all corners; vertical and horizontal creases; stain in right corner.

Medium

graphite heightened with white on wove paper

Dimensions

12.75 x 9.87 in.

Genre

Drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

33.9716424, -77.9177488

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-NC-1/28/65b (Box 3.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4621

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-NC-1/28/65b

Collection

Tags

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Conveying Stores to the Beach near Fort Fisher (Capture of Wilmington),” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2021, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2736.