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The Scene at Burkeville Station on the Southside Railroad Capture of Petersburg

Title:
The Scene at Burkeville Station on the Southside Railroad Capture of Petersburg
Abstract:
Rough sketch.
Persistent Record Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4635
Date:
April 16, 1865
Format:
Drawings
Genre:
art original
Collection:
The Becker Collection
Subject:
United States. Army -- Firearms
Railroad stations -- Virginia -- Petersburg -- Pictorial works
Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1864-1865 -- Pictorial works
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works
Drawings -- American -- 1860-1870
Place:
Burkeville, Nottoway, Virginia, United States
Petersburg (Va.)
Virginia
Keywords:
Weapons
Covered wagons
Note:
Recto: "Rebs // large oak trees // union camp // Rebs."
Verso: "Scene at Burkeville Station on the Southside RR // The captured Rebel muskets from Lee's army being piled up at Burkesville previous to being sent north // were conveyed from the place of surrender to Burkesville in wagons // [Signed] J.B. // April 16." Different hand: "Va."
Condition: Vertical and horizontal creases; dog ear on lower left corner; pinholes; smudging.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-4/16/65b (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 with ink wash on wove paper ; 10 x 6.25 in.
Language:
Not applicable
Identifier:
(Becker)CW-JB-VA-4/16/65b

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