Battle of Pittsburgh Landing, Shiloh Tennesee: General McClernand's Second Defense

Title

Battle of Pittsburgh Landing, Shiloh Tennesee: General McClernand's Second Defense

Abstract

Large battle panorama with close scenes at hospital; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper May 17, 1862, p. 69.

Artist

Date

April 6, 1862

Transcription

Recto: "Centre Sunday morning. General McClernand's second defense sketched from the hospital on the North East of the open field. No 3. // [G]en. Oglesby' Brigade Camp. // 18th Ill. // 8th Ind. // McClernand's Headquarters. // [cancelled: "opening through which the batteries retreated"]; // Rebel batteries in play. // 49th OH. // 17th Ill. // 45th Ill. // 20th Ill. // 11th Ill. // Sutter house. // 11th Iowa."
Verso: no text.

Condition

Upper left quadrant cut away; loss of paper at lower left corner and left margin; dog ear at upper right; rip along right margin; loose piece in glassine envelope.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

9 x 13.75 in.

Genre

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

Coordinates

35.1153617, -88.3617084999999

Source

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

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4508

Ref. Number

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

Citation

Lovie, Henri, “Battle of Pittsburgh Landing, Shiloh Tennesee: General McClernand's Second Defense,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2900.