Grand Review of the 19th Corps by Sheridan

Title

Grand Review of the 19th Corps by Sheridan

Abstract

Date

August 8, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "drizzly rain // grand review of the 19th Corps by Sheridan monday [sic] 8th inst // Merrit // Torbert the vainest man in the army very large shoulders strap wide sash - jacket - silver mounted saddle // North Mts // spectators on pike // Col. of the Duryeas // flag was in first battallion // distant woods // men // Emery sandy [illeg.] Black Cloak White horse // Sheridan Black Horse a beauty // Second Duryea Zouaves Curry's Brigade // Brigade band."
Verso: No text.

Condition

Vertical and horizontal folds; loss of paper at all corners; rip along central fold on left margin; rips along bottom margin.

Place

Medium

Graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

9.75 x 13.25 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.4315734, -78.6568942

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JT-VA-8/8/64 (Box 9.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4803

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JT-VA-8/8/64

Citation

Taylor, James E., 1839-1901, “Grand Review of the 19th Corps by Sheridan,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2966.