Buckhannon - The March of McClellan's Column

Title

Buckhannon - The March of McClellan's Column

Abstract

Artist

Date

July 1861

Transcription

Recto: "The ground is perfectly level until just beyond the town where the hills rise gradually. // Outline of Rich (Ridge?) Mountain is 21 miles distant, where the rebels are now fortified they [sic] mountains show in a faint blue mass. // Rich Mountain 21 miles. // Beverly Road McClellan's column advancing. // Bridge over Buckhannon River. // Another page. // Buckhannon the March of McClellan's Column. // Clarksburg Road make troops coming on."
Verso: (overleaf) "Buckhannon, the march of McClellan's Column. County seat, Upshur County, Va. 28 miles from Clarksburg, 30 miles from Beverly. 400 inh. 366 majority for Union in County. grazing county, coal."

Condition

Ripping and dirty along left, lower, and right margins; two sheets glued together.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

7.75 x 14.75 in.

Genre

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

Coordinates

38.9939872, -80.2320276

Source

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

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4481

Ref. Number

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

Citation

Lovie, Henri, “Buckhannon - The March of McClellan's Column,” The Becker Collection, accessed May 24, 2024, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2869.