The Scene at Burkeville Station on the Southside Railroad (Capture of Petersburg)

Title

The Scene at Burkeville Station on the Southside Railroad (Capture of Petersburg)

Abstract

Rough sketch.

Date

April 16, 1865

Transcription

Recto: "Rebs // large oak trees // union camp // Rebs."
Verso: "Scene at Burkeville Station on the Southside RR // The captured Rebel muskets from Lee's army being piled up at Burkesville previous to being sent north // were conveyed from the place of surrender to Burkesville in wagons // [Signed] J.B. // April 16." Different hand: "Va."

Condition

Vertical and horizontal creases; dog ear on lower left corner; pinholes; smudging.

Medium

graphite with ink wash on wove paper

Dimensions

10 x 6.25 in.

Genre

Drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.1876529, -78.2013858999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-4/16/65b (Box 3.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4635

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-4/16/65b

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “The Scene at Burkeville Station on the Southside Railroad (Capture of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed January 24, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3046.