Our Line of Fortifications near Bartonsville, Virginia

Title

Our Line of Fortifications near Bartonsville, Virginia

Abstract

Int. and elegant scene; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 12/31/1864.

Date

December 31, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "[in ink] 5 // 1st Rhode Island Battery // 6th Corps // Our line of fortifications near Bartonsville // Gen Seymour & Wright expect this sketch published // large oak // cedar limbs used as protection for artillery forces // corn stacks // pike // Barber // Band Qts 9 Con - V.V.I."
Verso: No text.

Condition

Horizontal fold; tears along left margin (as if from sketchbook).

Medium

Graphite on wove paper with some ink

Dimensions

5 x 7 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

39.1114948, -78.2119457

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JT-VA-12/31/64b (Box 9.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4844

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JT-VA-12/31/64b

Tags

Citation

Taylor, James E., 1839-1901, “Our Line of Fortifications near Bartonsville, Virginia,” The Becker Collection, accessed September 19, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3027.