Fight at Reams Station (Siege of Petersburg)
- Fight at Reams Station (Siege of Petersburg)
Battle schematic; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 9/17/1864, p. 412.
- Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910
August 25, 1864
- Boston College
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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."
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