Antietam: General View of the Battle, September 17

Title

Antietam: General View of the Battle, September 17

Abstract

Sketchy panorama.

Date

September 17, 1862

Transcription

Recto: "Infantry engagements // white fringe of smoke at base of woods -- infantry fire // Heavy union batteries on this side // Ploughed field // General view of the battle of _______. Wednesday, 17th Sept..
Verso: No text.

Condition

Vertical and horizontal folds; loss of paper at lower left corner; dog ears at all others.

Medium

Graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

8.5 x 13.25 in.

Genre

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

Coordinates

39.416111, -77.7424999999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-FHS-MD-9/17/62b (Box 8.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4882

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-FHS-MD-9/17/62b

Citation

Schell, Francis H., 1834-1909, “Antietam: General View of the Battle, September 17,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 20, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2917.