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Siege of Petersburg - Scenes of the Construction of Grant's Railroad

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Title:
Siege of Petersburg - Scenes of the Construction of Grant's Railroad
Description:
In Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 10/1/1864.
Creator:
McCallum, Andrew
Date:
October 1, 1864
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
Military railroads
Design and construction
Pictorial works
History
1864-1865
1861-1865
Places:
VirginiaPetersburg
Petersburg (Va.)
Extent:
1 online resource (4 images)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Notes:
Condition: Large section torn from upper left (prob. by artist); loss of paper at left lower corner; dog ear at lower right; folds.
Original drawing location: CW-AM-VA-10/1/64b (Box 4.)
Physical description of original: graphite on wove paper ; 12.25 x 2.75 and 6.75 in.
Recto: [Four vignettes, each with a caption] "Crossing Jerusalem Plank Road // [Pass]ing the Gurley House // Looking down the Weldon RR from the junction with Grant's RR at Blick House // Terminus and junction with Weldon RR at Blick Station.
Verso: no text.
Identifier:
2345/4478
81489124650001021
99137908249401021
Call #:
E468.7