The Presidential Election in the Army of the Potomac (Siege of Petersburg)

Title

The Presidential Election in the Army of the Potomac (Siege of Petersburg)

Abstract

Camp scene; worked sketch; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 12/3/1864.

Date

November 8, 1864

Transcription

Recto: Sign: "Union Nomination - Mr. Lincoln Mr. Johnson."
Verso: "The Presidential Election in the Army of the Potomac // View of the Polls near Fort Wadsworth on the Weldon road // Soldiers voting // Nov 8th [Signed] Joseph Becker."

Condition

Ripping along creases; loss of paper on three corners.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

13.5 x 9.75 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-11/8/64 (Box 2.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4611

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-11/8/64

Tags

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “The Presidential Election in the Army of the Potomac (Siege of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed September 19, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3024.