Issuing Rations to Surrendered Rebels (Capture of Petersburg)

Title

Issuing Rations to Surrendered Rebels (Capture of Petersburg)

Abstract

Rough sketch.

Date

April 9, 1865

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: "Issuing rations to the rebel army after the surrender (Sunday afternoon 9th) by 5th Corp commissaries at Appomatox Court House // [Signed] J.B."

Condition

Horizontal and vertical creases; rips along upper and lower margins, loss of paper at all corners and upper margin; water stain on right half.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

13.5 x 9.75 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.3570894, -78.8252911

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-4/9/65 (Box 3.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4632

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-4/9/65

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Issuing Rations to Surrendered Rebels (Capture of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed August 15, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3044.