Race for the City, Monday, April 3rd (Capture of Petersburg)

Title

Race for the City, Monday, April 3rd (Capture of Petersburg)

Abstract

Battle schematic.

Date

April 3, 1865

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: "Capture of Petersburg // Race for the city on the morning of Monday, Apr 3rd by our skirmishers up the Petersburg Turnpike // [Signed] J.B."

Condition

Bad stain and rip along horizontal crease on right margin; dog ear on upper right corner.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

10 x 6.25 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-4/3/65 (Box 3.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4631

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-4/3/65

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Race for the City, Monday, April 3rd (Capture of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed August 15, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3043.