Fort McHenry

Title

Fort McHenry

Abstract

Date

[May-August, 1861]

Transcription

Recto: "Hospital of Fort McHenry // Coming this way // this way // this way // Gen. C. & Maj. Morris // Band // Baltimore from parade ground of Fort McHenry Gen Cadwallader [sic] & Maj. Morris witnessing Battalion Drill of 19th Penn. Reg. of Volunteers // The Middle ground in shadow shows the works of the Cuba Mining and Smelting Company & the landing place of the volunteers at Locust Point // Maj. Morris commanding Fort McHenry. Hair moustache & whiskers // white."
Verso: No text.

Condition

Fold top left corner; stains at bottom and top; tear on right edge; two horizontal fold marks; one vertical fold mark; small holes top left corner.

Medium

graphite on paper

Dimensions

4.5 x 9.0 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

39.263298, -76.579923

Source

Original drawing location: CW-ESH-MD-5-61a (Box 9).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4992

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-ESH-MD-5-61a

Citation

Hall, Edward S., b. ca. 1840, “Fort McHenry,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2862.