Earthworks and Position of General Terry's Army on the East Bank of the Cape Fear River (Capture of Wilmington)
- Earthworks and Position of General Terry's Army on the East Bank of the Cape Fear River (Capture of Wilmington)
In Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 3/4/1865, p. 377.
- Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910
February 8, 1864
- Boston College
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North CarolinaNew Hanover (county)Kure Beach
Cape Fear River (N.C.)
Fort Fisher (N.C. : Fort)
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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.
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."
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