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Fight at Reams Station (Siege of Petersburg)

Item Information

Title:
Fight at Reams Station (Siege of Petersburg)
Description:
Battle schematic; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 9/17/1864, p. 412.
Creator:
Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910
Date:
August 25, 1864
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
Fortification
Pictorial works
History
1864-1865
1861-1865
Places:
VirginiaPetersburg
Petersburg (Va.)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 image)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Condition: Three vertical folds and crumbling at all corners; some smearing.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-8/25/64b (Box 1.)
Physical description of original: graphite on wove paper ; 13 x 9.5 in.
Recto: "The works are made of earth and rails // Double line of rebels charging // Cornfield // Rebel batteries // Low underbrush // Full of figures and caissons // Soldiers straggling back.
Verso: "Fight at Reams Station on Thursday Aug 25 Time evening // Sketch is hasty but I have a good chance to send it off."
Identifier:
2345/4564
81489124650001021
99137908251401021
Call #:
E468.7