A View of Our New Picket Line (Battle of Poplar Springs - Peeble's Farm)

Title

A View of Our New Picket Line (Battle of Poplar Springs - Peeble's Farm)

Abstract

Schematic landscape.

Date

October 11, 1864

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: "View of our new line of works on the right and center looking [out on] our picket line // 1 Squirrel level road 2 Rebel fort and intrenchments [sic] captured on Friday the 29th Sept 3 Peebles house and farm 4 Rebel fort and line of works captured in the charge made by the 5th Corps on Friday // Sketched Oct 11th 64 // [Signed] J.B."

Condition

Poor; vertical folds; loss of paper on left margin and upper right corner; rip along fold on right.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

13.5 x 9.75 in.

Genre

Landscape drawings--American--1860-1870
Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-10/11/64a (Box 2.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4599

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-10/11/64a

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “A View of Our New Picket Line (Battle of Poplar Springs - Peeble's Farm),” The Becker Collection, accessed June 17, 2024, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3012.