Spotsylvania Courthouse

Title

Spotsylvania Courthouse

Abstract

Rather hurried; seems to be associated with CW-JB-VA-5/10/64b.

Date

May 11, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "Burnside and the 9th corps falling back to form a second line of battle Wednesday afternoon // Army wagon leaving at full speed // The road full of stragglers // Union hospital // [different hand] May 11th."
Verso: "Spotsylvania courthouse Wednesday afternoon May 11th."

Condition

Several uneven fold marks; crumbling at corners; small rips along edges.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

13 x 9.75 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870
Landscape drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

38.2191268, -77.6143027

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-5/11/64 (Box 1.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4560

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-5/11/64

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Spotsylvania Courthouse,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2021, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2957.