Siege of Petersburg - View of the Position on Weldon Railroad from the Center of the Line Looking Left

Title

Siege of Petersburg - View of the Position on Weldon Railroad from the Center of the Line Looking Left

Abstract

In Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 10/1/1864.

Date

October 1, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "View of the position on Weldon Railroad from the centre of the line looking to the left of it // [1 Redo] ? of 19th NY Battery // [2] lines of 9th and 5th Corps // [3] Redoubts on the line // 4 Fort on left of line // 5 Weldon Railroad // 6 Blick House // 7 magazine // 8 case shot airing // 9 picket line // Rogers 19th NY Battery // [different hand] 6 inch Page 13."
Verso: no text.

Condition

Loss of paper upper left and lower right corners; dog ears at upper right and lower left; four vertical folds.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

13.25 x 9.5 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-AM-VA-10/1/64c (Box 4.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4540

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-AM-VA-10/1/64c

Citation

McCallum, Andrew, “Siege of Petersburg - View of the Position on Weldon Railroad from the Center of the Line Looking Left,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3006.