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Scenes after the Surrender: the Rebel Army Dispersing and Returning to their Homes Capture of Petersburg

Title:
Scenes after the Surrender: the Rebel Army Dispersing and Returning to their Homes Capture of Petersburg
Persistent Record Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4636
Date:
April 16, 1865
Format:
Drawings
Genre:
art original
Collection:
The Becker Collection
Subject:
Confederate States of America. Army
Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1864-1865 -- Pictorial works
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works
Drawings -- American -- 1860-1870
Place:
Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States
Petersburg (Va.)
Virginia
Note:
Recto: no text.
Verso: "Scenes after the surrender // The rebel army dispersing and returning to their homes // Scene on the Southside RR April 16th // For miles along the road straggling lines of rebels could be seen slowly making their way to City Point, Richmond and Petersburg to reach home by various routes // [Signed] J.B. // Line 6 inches wide."
Condition: Vertical and horizontal creases; ripping along upper and lower margins; loss of paper along all corners; smudging on lower right corner.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-4/16/65c (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. 25 x 9.75 in.
Language:
Not applicable
Identifier:
(Becker)CW-JB-VA-4/16/65c

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