A Rebel Prisoner Explaining to General Warren the Position and Movement of Rebel Forces (Battle of Hatcher Creek)

Title

A Rebel Prisoner Explaining to General Warren the Position and Movement of Rebel Forces (Battle of Hatcher Creek)

Abstract

Developed sketch; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 12/3/1864.

Date

October 27, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "7 x 9 3/8."
Verso: "A rebel prisoner explaining to General Warren the Position and movements of the rebel forces on Thurs the 27th // Sketched on the evening of the 27th on the field of battle // [Signed] Joseph Becker."

Condition

Vertical creases; brown stains in each corner.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

9.75 x 8.75 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.0833611, -79.543061

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-10/27/64b (Box 2.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4606

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-10/27/64b

Tags

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “A Rebel Prisoner Explaining to General Warren the Position and Movement of Rebel Forces (Battle of Hatcher Creek),” The Becker Collection, accessed October 23, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3019.