Siege of Petersburg - Ninth and Fifth Corps Picket Lines at Weldon Railroad

Title

Siege of Petersburg - Ninth and Fifth Corps Picket Lines at Weldon Railroad

Abstract

Panoramic scene of positions.

Date

September 24, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "[labeling a diagram of the landscape below] Picket line; line of the 9th abouts; Weldon RR; abattus; Weldon RR; 5th Army Corps; 5th Corps; Ditch of great fort 5th Corps."
Verso: no text; sketch of cook pot hanging on a pole suspended between two sticks.

Condition

Loss of paper at left corners; three vertical folds and tears along one; smudging and minor speckling.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

13.25 x 9.5 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870
Panoramic views--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-AM-VA-9/24/64a (Box 4.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4537

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-AM-VA-9/24/64a

Citation

McCallum, Andrew, “Siege of Petersburg - Ninth and Fifth Corps Picket Lines at Weldon Railroad,” The Becker Collection, accessed July 25, 2024, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2996.