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The Siege of Petersburg - Shelling the Town from Captain Roemer's Battalion

Item Information

Title:
The Siege of Petersburg - Shelling the Town from Captain Roemer's Battalion
Description:
Battle scene; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 7/30/1864.
Creator:
McCallum, Andrew
Date:
July 30, 1864
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
History
Pictorial works
Artillery operations
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: 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]
Identifier:
2345/4533
81489124650001021
99137908259601021
Call #:
E468.7