Siege of Petersburg - Military Execution of a Deserter near Peebles House, Virginia

Title

Siege of Petersburg - Military Execution of a Deserter near Peebles House, Virginia

Abstract

A fine drawing in excellent condition.

Date

October 14, 1864

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: "Military execution of a Deserter taken in the enemies ranks beloning to the 2nd Div. 9th A.C. he was shot near the Peebles House, Va. October 14 1864 - this is a correct sketch, a great many soldiers witnessing the sight."

Condition

Two vertical folds; yellowing.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

9.5 x 6.5 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-AM-VA-10/14/64 (Box 4.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4542

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-AM-VA-10/14/64

Tags

Citation

McCallum, Andrew, “Siege of Petersburg - Military Execution of a Deserter near Peebles House, Virginia,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3014.