Scene near the Defenses of Washington

Title

Scene near the Defenses of Washington

Abstract

Artist

Date

July 12, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "House burned by the enemy // Rebel Bolting // Rebels advancing // wheat fields // Rebel line of skirmishes // Hay field // militia // dismounted cavalryman // veteran reserves // scene near the Defenses of Washington Rebels assault our outworks. are repulsed by the militia & Veteran Reserve Corps & Dismounted cavalry // sketched July 12th 1864 by B.H.D. on the spot."
Verso: No text.

Condition

Very thin paper; crease marks vertically across most of sheet.

Medium

graphite on paper

Dimensions

8.25 x 5.0 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

38.9071923, -77.0368707

Source

Original drawing location: CW-BHD-DC-7-12-64 (Box 10).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4970

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-BHD-DC-7-12-64

Citation

B. H. D., “Scene near the Defenses of Washington,” The Becker Collection, accessed February 23, 2024, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2962.