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Siege of Petersburg - Military Execution of a Deserter near Peebles House, Virginia

Item Information

Title:
Siege of Petersburg - Military Execution of a Deserter near Peebles House, Virginia
Description:
A fine drawing in excellent condition.
Creator:
McCallum, Andrew
Date:
October 14, 1864
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
Firing squads (Execution)
Pictorial works
Military deserters
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: Two vertical folds; yellowing.
Original drawing location: CW-AM-VA-10/14/64 (Box 4.)
Physical description of original: graphite on wove paper ; 9.5 x 6.5 in.
Recto: no text.
Verso: "Military execution of a Deserter taken in the enemies ranks beloning to the 2nd Div. 9th A.C. he was shot near the Peebles House, Va. October 14 1864 - this is a correct sketch, a great many soldiers witnessing the sight."
Identifier:
2345/4542
81489124650001021
99137908256901021
Call #:
E468.7