Siege of Petersburg - A Night Attack

Title

Siege of Petersburg - A Night Attack

Abstract

Fine drawing in excellent condition; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper as 2 page spread 4/22/1865.

Date

March 31, 1865

Transcription

Recto: "[Signed] Andrew McCallum."
Verso: "(different hand) in front of Petersburg Va a night attack // 5 1/2 wide."

Condition

Two vertical and one horizontal fold.

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-3/31/65 (Box 4.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4543

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-AM-VA-3/31/65

Citation

McCallum, Andrew, “Siege of Petersburg - A Night Attack,” The Becker Collection, accessed July 10, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3042.