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Dedication of a Monument to the Memory of the New Hampshire Regiment in the Battle of Winchester

Title:
Dedication of a Monument to the Memory of the New Hampshire Regiment in the Battle of Winchester
Abstract:
Image of blacks; highly rendered scene.
Persistent Record Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4854
Date:
April 10, 1865
Format:
Drawings
Genre:
art original
Collection:
The Becker Collection
Subject:
Winchester, 3rd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1864
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans -- Pictorial works
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments -- Pictorial works
Graphite drawings -- American -- 1860-1870
Place:
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States
Virginia
Keywords:
African Americans
14th New Hampshire Regiment
Col. Mason
Rev. W.F. Ward
Children
Flags
Architecture
Note:
Recto: "used // ruins of church // people's cemetery // [signed] Taylor Del // Ape 10th."
Verso: "Dedication of a monument to the memory of 50 heroes of the 14th New Hampshire killed in the Battle of Winchester - on the 10th of Apre the ceremony took place before a large audience Col. L.D. Mason - state agent for N. Hampshire delivered the Oration - Rev. W.F. Ward summarized - the following epitaph is on the eastern face of the shaft: 'New Hampshire erects this monument to the memory of her Brave sons of her 14th Regt, who fell in Battle Sept 19th 1864 upon this field & are here buried in a one common grave' - 37 bodies are beneath this tomb stone - 13 more are scattered through the Cemetery - making in all 50 souls from the one reg't - this monument stands at the North east angle of the soldier's cemetery - Messrs Wood & Taylor Embalmers, superintended the arrangement of this ceremony I am indebted to them for favors - please mention them." Light sketch of houses.
Condition: Vertical and horizontal folds; loss of paper at lower left; dog ears at upper right; pin holes on left margin; foxing.
Original drawing location: CW-JT-NC-4/10/65 (Box 9.)
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 ; 9.25 x 12 in.
Language:
Not applicable
Identifier:
(Becker)CW-JT-NC-4/10/65

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