The Pursuit - Laurel Hill

Title

The Pursuit - Laurel Hill

Abstract

Artist

Date

July 1861

Transcription

Recto: "Raining in torrents. Mud over ankles. Men worn out. At first cannon shot they waked up and at every shot quickened their steps till the[y] came in leaning forward and going double quick. Military stores of all description scattered on the road. // The Pursuit: Laurel Hill: The Sound of the First Gun."
Verso: no text.

Condition

Poor; loss of paper on lower right corner and ripping along left and bottom margins.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

11.5 x 11 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

38.5976262, -80.4549026

Source

Original drawing location: CW-HL-WV-7/61a (Box 5.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4480

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-HL-WV-7/61a

Citation

Lovie, Henri, “The Pursuit - Laurel Hill,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2868.