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Our Pickets repulsing an advance of the Rebel Pickets (Siege of Petersburg)

Item Information

Title:
Our Pickets repulsing an advance of the Rebel Pickets (Siege of Petersburg)
Description:
Battle schematic.
Creator:
Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910
Date:
[1864?]
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
Guard duty
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.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes (date):
September? 1864
Notes:
Condition: Vertical and horizontal creases; stains near upper left corner.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-9/64l (Box 1.)
Physical description of original: graphite on wove paper ; 6.5 x 5.75 in.
Recto: no text.
Verso: "Our Pickets repulsing an advance of the Rebel pickets on our line // The rebel pickets make frequent attempts to capture the signal stations from which I made those sketches a few days ago and have been successful several times and are always obliged to relinquish their hold by our reinforced pickets // [Signed] Joseph Becker."
Identifier:
2345/4591
81489124650001021
99137908168001021
Call #:
E468.7