Battle of Pittsburgh Landing, Shiloh, Tennesee: Centre, Sunday Morning

Title

Battle of Pittsburgh Landing, Shiloh, Tennesee: Centre, Sunday Morning

Abstract

Large battle panorama with close action scenes; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper May 17, 1862, p. 68.

Artist

Date

April 6, 1862

Transcription

Recto: "No. 2. // Centre, Sunday Morning. // Dresser's Battery Capt. Timony Commanding 48 horses dead. // Desperate Retreat 5 men & 48 horses killed and many wounded. // Trees etc. very accurate. // Shell burst in the spot etched killed 6 horses & wounded all the position and tore Sergeant Tosey previously wounded in pieces. // Gen. McClernand's Headquarters."
Verso: no text.

Condition

Loss of paper or dog ear at all corner; vertical folds; rips along lower margin.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

9 x 14 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870
Panoramic views--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

35.1153617, -88.3617084999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-HL-TN-4/6/62c (Box 5.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4507

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-HL-TN-4/6/62c

Citation

Lovie, Henri, “Battle of Pittsburgh Landing, Shiloh, Tennesee: Centre, Sunday Morning,” The Becker Collection, accessed June 17, 2024, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2899.