Battle of Summit Point, West Virginia

Title

Battle of Summit Point, West Virginia

Abstract

In Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 9/17/1864.

Date

August 21, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "'Battle of Summit Point' Sunday A.M. 20th ult // gen. [sic] Wilsons [sic] Cavalry fight // cloudy sky // rebs // reb skirmishers // Fitz Hughs Battery in foreground."
Verso: No text [caricature of a woman?].

Condition

Vertical and horizontal folds; dog ears at lower corners; ink splashes across surface.

Medium

Graphite on blue-lined paper

Dimensions

5.25 x 9.75 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

39.2406878, -77.9779958

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JT-WV-8/21/64 (Box 9.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4805

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JT-WV-8/21/64

Citation

Taylor, James E., 1839-1901, “Battle of Summit Point, West Virginia,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 20, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2973.