Siege of Fort Macon: Protecting the Working Parties Constructing the Three Parrot Gun Battery

Title

Siege of Fort Macon: Protecting the Working Parties Constructing the Three Parrot Gun Battery

Abstract

Date

April 25, 1862

Transcription

Recto: "Seige [sic] of Fort Macon. Companies A & B of 5 R.I. reg. Capt's Wheeler & Wright, protecting the working parties constructing the 3 Parrott gun battery, Captain Morris. Col. White sometimes beguiles his leisure moments by throwing shells promiscuously about the sand spit upon which our works are located, doubtless." Remainder apparently cut off.
Verso: No text. A few stray drawn marks.

Condition

Vertical folds; uneven upper and lower margins; loss of paper at lower left corner.

Medium

Graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

4.75 x 13.25 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

34.6971403999999, -76.6786693999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-FHS-NC-4/25/62a (Box 8.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4873

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-FHS-NC-4/25/62a

Citation

Schell, Francis H., 1834-1909, “Siege of Fort Macon: Protecting the Working Parties Constructing the Three Parrot Gun Battery,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 20, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2903.