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A Day among the Pickets on the Line (Siege of Petersburg)

Item Information

Title:
A Day among the Pickets on the Line (Siege of Petersburg)
Description:
Unusual vertically aligned format; nice rendering of forest.
Creator:
Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910
Date:
September 26, 1864
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
Guard duty
Pictorial works
Military camps
Soldiers
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: Folds; loss off paper along left margin and upper left corner.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-9/26/64a (Box 1.)
Physical description of original: graphite on wove paper ; 6.5 x 10 in.
Recto: no text.
Verso: "A day among the pickets on the l[ine] // Siege of Petersburg // Camp of the Picket Reserve on the left of the union line the corps under the command of Capt. Coke [George W. Cook?] 16th Mich // Sept 26 '64 // [Signed] J.B."
Identifier:
2345/4575
81489124650001021
99137908249501021
Call #:
E468.7