Scenes after the Surrender: the Rebel Army Dispersing and Returning to their Homes (Capture of Petersburg)

Title

Scenes after the Surrender: the Rebel Army Dispersing and Returning to their Homes (Capture of Petersburg)

Abstract

Date

April 16, 1865

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: "Scenes after the surrender // The rebel army dispersing and returning to their homes // Scene on the Southside RR April 16th // For miles along the road straggling lines of rebels could be seen slowly making their way to City Point, Richmond and Petersburg to reach home by various routes // [Signed] J.B. // Line 6 inches wide."

Condition

Vertical and horizontal creases; ripping along upper and lower margins; loss of paper along all corners; smudging on lower right corner.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

13. 25 x 9.75 in.

Genre

Drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

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

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4636

Ref. Number

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

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Scenes after the Surrender: the Rebel Army Dispersing and Returning to their Homes (Capture of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed August 15, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3047.