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Race for the City, Monday, April 3rd Capture of Petersburg

Title:
Race for the City, Monday, April 3rd Capture of Petersburg
Abstract:
Battle schematic.
Persistent Record Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4631
Date:
April 3, 1865
Format:
Drawings
Genre:
art original
Collection:
The Becker Collection
Subject:
Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1864-1865 -- Pictorial works
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works
Graphite drawings -- American -- 1860-1870
Place:
Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States
Petersburg (Va.)
Virginia
Note:
Recto: no text.
Verso: "Capture of Petersburg // Race for the city on the morning of Monday, Apr 3rd by our skirmishers up the Petersburg Turnpike // [Signed] J.B."
Condition: Bad stain and rip along horizontal crease on right margin; dog ear on upper right corner.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-4/3/65 (Box 3.)
Original location:
Original drawings and photographic reproductions. Becker Archive, Boston College Fine Arts Dept.
Reproduction note:
Electronic reproduction. Chestnut Hill, Mass. : Becker Project, 2005. Created from a photographic reproduction of the original drawing.
Physical Description:
1 art original : graphite on wove paper ; 10 x 6.25 in.
Language:
Not applicable
Identifier:
(Becker)CW-JB-VA-4/3/65

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