These Barracks Adjoining Fort Jeff Thompson

Title

These Barracks Adjoining Fort Jeff Thompson

Abstract

Date

March 14, 1862

Transcription

Recto: "These barracks are adjoining Fort Jeff Thompson are built in a very neat and substantial manner of sawed boards // Rebel cantonment at New Madrid [deserted by Jeff Thompson- crossed out] now occupied by 1st Reg. Infantry & 7th Wisconsin battery // These sketches as you perceive are taken very hurriedly as I leave with the advance of Gen. Pope's command which crosses the river at 6 P.M. yours truly Jas W. McLaughlin."
Verso: No text.

Condition

Rough on bottom edge.

Place

Medium

graphite on paper

Dimensions

9.25 x 7 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.9642529, -91.8318334

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JWML-MO-3-14-62 (Box 10).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/5037

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JWML-MO-3-14-62

Citation

McLaughlin, James W., “These Barracks Adjoining Fort Jeff Thompson,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2897.