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A Cheering Sight - Arrival of Reinforcements (Battle of Poplar Springs - Peeble's Farm)

Item Information

Title:
A Cheering Sight - Arrival of Reinforcements (Battle of Poplar Springs - Peeble's Farm)
Description:
Fine battle schematic; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 10/22/1864.
Creator:
Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910
Date:
October 1, 1864
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
Peeble's Farm, Battle of, Va., 1864
Pictorial works
Railroad trains
History
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; central vertical fold.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-10/1/64 (Box 2.)
Physical description of original: graphite on wove paper ; 10 x 6.25 in.
Recto: "Weldon Road // U.S.M.R.R. [on locomotive]"
Verso: "A Cheering Sight // Arrival of reinforcements at the Terminus of the branch railroad near the Weldon Railroad for Gen Warren // Sat Oct 1 // The distance from the Terminus to Poplar Spring Church is 2 miles and from there to the captured rebel works 1/2 mile // It is raining very hard and the rebs are shelling us // [Signed] Joseph Becker // Recieved [sic] your letter this morning // Send stamps and No 1 Pencils."
Identifier:
2345/4595
81489124650001021
99137908165601021
Call #:
E468.7