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Siege of Petersburg - Ninth and Fifth Corps Picket Lines at Weldon Railroad

Item Information

Title:
Siege of Petersburg - Ninth and Fifth Corps Picket Lines at Weldon Railroad
Description:
Panoramic scene of positions.
Creator:
McCallum, Andrew
Date:
September 24, 1864
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
History
Pictorial works
1864-1865
1861-1865
Places:
VirginiaPetersburg
Petersburg (Va.)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 image)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Notes:
Condition: Loss of paper at left corners; three vertical folds and tears along one; smudging and minor speckling.
Original drawing location: CW-AM-VA-9/24/64a (Box 4.)
Physical description of original: graphite on wove paper ; 13.25 x 9.5 in.
Recto: "[labeling a diagram of the landscape below] Picket line; line of the 9th abouts; Weldon RR; abattus; Weldon RR; 5th Army Corps; 5th Corps; Ditch of great fort 5th Corps."
Verso: no text; sketch of cook pot hanging on a pole suspended between two sticks.
Identifier:
2345/4537
81489124650001021
99137908258401021
Call #:
E468.7