The Siege of Petersburg - Shelling the Town from Captain Roemer's Battalion
- The Siege of Petersburg - Shelling the Town from Captain Roemer's Battalion
Battle scene; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 7/30/1864.
- McCallum, Andrew
July 30, 1864
- Boston College
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Condition: Good; tear at bottom center.
Original drawing location: CW-AM-VA-7/30/64a (Box 4.)
Physical description of original: graphite on blue-lined laid white paper ; 12.5 x 8 folded; 25 x 16 unfolded in.
Recto: "[Signed] Amc."
Verso: "Explanation // 1 Direction of Petersburg distance about 1 1/2 miles // 2 Rebel line with forts // 3 Norfolk and Petersburg RR // 4 Our skirmish line // 5 Our front line of intrenchment // 6 Barn with Battery in front of it // 7 & 8 Capt Roemers and Twitchells Batteries 134th of NY and 7th of Me) // The Siege of Petersburg // Shelling the Town from Capts Roemers Battery 3rd Div. 9th A Corps // Brig Gen. O.B. Willcox Cmdg." [Numbers corresponding to drawing]
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