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Earthworks and Position of General Terry's Army on the East Bank of the Cape Fear River (Capture of Wilmington)

Item Information

Title:
Earthworks and Position of General Terry's Army on the East Bank of the Cape Fear River (Capture of Wilmington)
Description:
In Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 3/4/1865, p. 377.
Creator:
Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910
Date:
February 8, 1864
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
Fortification
Pictorial works
History
Capture, 1865
Siege, 1864-1865
1800-1899
1861-1865
Places:
North CarolinaNew Hanover (county)Kure Beach
Cape Fear River (N.C.)
Fort Fisher (N.C. : Fort)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 image)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Notes:
Condition: Dog ears at corners; vertical creases; rips along lower and left margins.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-NC-2/8/65b (Box 3.)
Physical description of original: graphite heightened with white ; 14 x 10 in.
Recto: numerals.
Verso: "1 Rebel Gunboat in Cape Fear river // 2 Flag Pond Battery // 3 Union gun boats abutting [?] rebel lines // 4 Line of rifle pits thrown up by our troops the night of the capture of Fort Fisher and now held by our pickets // View showing the Earthworks and position of Gen Terry's army an[d] the eastern bank of Cape Fear river about 3 miles above Fort Fisher // Feb 8th 65 // [Signed] J.B. // 5 1/2 wide." Different hand: "N Carolina." Sketch of various hats, male and female. In Greek?: "Agion."
Identifier:
2345/4624
81489124650001021
99137908150301021
Call #:
E468.7