General Sedgwick's Remains at Dr. Holmes

Title

General Sedgwick's Remains at Dr. Holmes

Abstract

Killed by a Confederate sharpshooter.

Date

May 9, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "Dr. Holmes // Embalming Room No Admittance // w. satin // Dark // light blue Reserve Corps // Light Blue // Guard at Door // miserable looking room // Gen. Sedgwick's remains at Dr. Holmes."
Verso: No text.

Condition

Vertical and horizontal folds; some loss of paper along right margin; dog ears at lower corners; short rip at upper margin.

Place

Medium

Graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

6.5 x 10 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.4315734, -78.6568942

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JT-VA-5/9/64 (Box 9.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4802

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JT-VA-5/9/64

Citation

Taylor, James E., 1839-1901, “General Sedgwick's Remains at Dr. Holmes,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2956.