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Siege of Fort Macon: Protecting the Working Parties Constructing the Three Parrot Gun Battery

Item Information

Title:
Siege of Fort Macon: Protecting the Working Parties Constructing the Three Parrot Gun Battery
Creator:
Schell, Francis H., 1834-1909
Date:
April 25, 1862
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
Burnside's Expedition to North Carolina, 1862
Pictorial works
Fortification
History
Ordnance
Siege, 1862
1800-1899
1861-1865
Places:
North CarolinaCarteret (county)Atlantic Beach
Fort Macon (N.C.)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 image)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Notes:
Condition: Vertical folds; uneven upper and lower margins; loss of paper at lower left corner.
Original drawing location: CW-FHS-NC-4/25/62a (Box 8.)
Physical description of original: Graphite on wove paper ; 4.75 x 13.25 in.
Recto: "Seige [sic] of Fort Macon. Companies A & B of 5 R.I. reg. Capt's Wheeler & Wright, protecting the working parties constructing the 3 Parrott gun battery, Captain Morris. Col. White sometimes beguiles his leisure moments by throwing shells promiscuously about the sand spit upon which our works are located, doubtless." Remainder apparently cut off.
Verso: No text. A few stray drawn marks.
Identifier:
2345/4873
81489124650001021
99137908257501021
Call #:
E468.7