Burnside Passing Along the Line (Battle of the Wilderness)

Title

Burnside Passing Along the Line (Battle of the Wilderness)

Abstract

Schematic; also has contemporary glossy reproduction (may be the 4 1/2 inches referred to on recto). This is the only drawing with such a reproduction, stored in Box 1.

Date

May 7, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "Left Centre // Burnside passing along the line // Saturday Afternoon May 7."
Verso: "Wilderness // 4 1/2 wide."

Condition

Vertical and horizontal folds; ripped corners, tack marks in each corner; brown stain along right horizontal axis.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

10 x 6.5 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

38.3094059, -77.6561004

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-5/7/64 (Box 1.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4557

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-5/7/64

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Burnside Passing Along the Line (Battle of the Wilderness),” The Becker Collection, accessed December 4, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2955.