Battle near Poplar Springs Church (Peeble's Farm)
- Battle near Poplar Springs Church (Peeble's Farm)
Rough battle schematic; d and e originally together.
- Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910
September 30, 1864
- Boston College
- Collection (local):
Peeble's Farm, Battle of, Va., 1864
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Condition: Panel e: horizontal folds; rips along right and upper margin; loss of paper on left corners Panel d: poor; horizontal folds; loss of paper at all corners, with remains of adhesive on lower left.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-9/30/64d + e (Box 2.)
Physical description of original: graphite on wove paper ; each panel 13.75 x 9.75 in.
Recto: Panel d: "cotton field // road." Panel e: "Rebel Fort // 5 Guns // Hollow gro[u]nd // No artillery on our side // 5th Corps marching on the double quick 2 lines."
Verso: Panel d: "Poplar Springs Church // Sept 30th." Panel e: "Mr. Leslie I send a sketch of the battle near Poplar Springs Church // Sketched on the field while the battle was progressing this Friday afternoon Sept 30 // I also send you a sample of cotton bulb from the field in the foreground // more sketches tomorrow // [Signed] Joseph Becker."
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