The Fight on Saturday (Siege of Petersburg)
- The Fight on Saturday (Siege of Petersburg)
Fragment of a larger sheet; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 9/17/1864, p. 413.
- Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910
August 20, 1864
- Boston College
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Condition: Panel 1: two vertical folds, crumbling at corners, and smudges;; discoloration along left margin.Panel 2: two vertical folds; ink smudge above horizon on left; crumbling and folding on right corners. Panels once connected.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-8/20/64a + b (Box 1.)
Physical description of original: graphite on wove paper ; Each panel 7.25 x 4.5 in.
Recto: Panel 1: "The fight on Saturday 20 Aug. on the left of the Union line // Weldon Railroad // Full of Light Artillery not firing." Panel 2: "The Fight on Saturday // Batteries not firing // Full of Figures."
Verso: Panel 1: "No. 1 // Va." Panel 2: CW-JB-VA-8/20/63c.
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