Siege of Fort Macon: Protecting the Working Parties Constructing the Three Parrot Gun Battery
- Siege of Fort Macon: Protecting the Working Parties Constructing the Three Parrot Gun Battery
- Schell, Francis H., 1834-1909
April 25, 1862
- Boston College
- Collection (local):
Burnside's Expedition to North Carolina, 1862
North CarolinaCarteret (county)Atlantic Beach
Fort Macon (N.C.)
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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.
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