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Issuing Rations to Surrendered Rebels Capture of Petersburg

Title:
Issuing Rations to Surrendered Rebels Capture of Petersburg
Abstract:
Rough sketch.
Persistent Record Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4632
Date:
April 9, 1865
Format:
Drawings
Genre:
art original
Collection:
The Becker Collection
Subject:
United States. Army -- Supplies and stores
Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1864-1865 -- Pictorial works
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works
Graphite drawings -- American -- 1860-1870
Place:
Appomattox, Appomattox, Virginia, United States
Petersburg (Va.)
Virginia
Keywords:
Confederate soldiers
Covered wagons
Note:
Recto: no text.
Verso: "Issuing rations to the rebel army after the surrender (Sunday afternoon 9th) by 5th Corp commissaries at Appomatox Court House // [Signed] J.B."
Condition: Horizontal and vertical creases; rips along upper and lower margins, loss of paper at all corners and upper margin; water stain on right half.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-4/9/65 (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 ; 13.5 x 9.75 in.
Language:
Not applicable
Identifier:
(Becker)CW-JB-VA-4/9/65

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