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Beginning of the Battle (Poplar Springs Church - Peeble's Farm)

Item Information

Title:
Beginning of the Battle (Poplar Springs Church - Peeble's Farm)
Description:
Very rough battle field scene; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 10/22/1864, p. 72-3.
Creator:
Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910
Date:
September 30, 1864
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
Peeble's Farm, Battle of, Va., 1864
Pictorial works
History
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: Panel b: central vertical fold Panel bb:central vertical fold; hole in lower left corner.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-9/30/64b + bb (Box 2.)
Physical description of original: graphite on wove paper ; each panel 10 x 6.5 in.
Recto: Panel b: "5th Corps // Smoke from battlefield // Ambulances // Weldon Road." Panel bb: "5 Corps // Deserted camp // Old line of works // 9th corps."
Verso: Panel b: "Sketch from Blick House // Army advancing into the wood in the line of battle // Friday 30th." Panel bb: "Sketch taken from the Blick House showing the Army advancing into the woods in the line of battle // Beginning of the Battle Friday 30th // on the left // see papers // I shall send plenty tomorrow or next day."
Identifier:
2345/4592
81489124650001021
99137908167301021
Call #:
E468.7