32 Pounder on Jamestown Road

Title

32 Pounder on Jamestown Road

Abstract

Date

No date

Transcription

Recto: "Solon M. Allis - Dec. - Cu.K. 27. Mass. // No 3 // 32 Pounder on Jamestown Road [VA]. This gun is manned by members of Co. D, 27th Mass - Corporal List 3rd NY acting gunner. He has made some splendid shots bursting shells inside the Rebel Batteries at the right and left of the House on Hill in the distance. At the right of platform is seen the Bomb proof into which the men retire when shells grow thick."
Verso: No text.

Condition

Top left corner folded; top right corner torn; tear on top edge.

Medium

graphite on paper

Dimensions

9.0 x 7.0 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2979308, -78.2883286

Source

Original drawing location: CW-SMA-VA-ND (Box 10).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/5044

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-SMA-VA-ND

Citation

Allis, Solon M., “32 Pounder on Jamestown Road,” The Becker Collection, accessed February 23, 2024, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2837.