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ITEM — Box: 3 Identifier: MS Am 1585, (18)

"Appearance presented by the ditch & on the Southern Slope of Battery Wagner, the Morning after the assault." Charleston, South Carolina, [1863 July 19]., [1863

Dates

  • [1863

Language of Materials

Collection in English.

Physical Description

1 drawing :

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

2.5 linear feet (32 items in 6 portfolio boxes)

Physical Location

pf

Physical Facet

pencil, gray wash, and Chinese white on paper ;

Dimensions

23 x 28 cm.

General note

AMs inscription on verso.

Unsigned.

Subject: Scene of dead bodies after battle in moat or "ditch." Foreground includes standing group of soldiers viewing carnage and transporting a body on a stretcher. In far distance "Charleston can be seen with a thunder cloud breaking over it."

Engraved in ILN, 1863 Sept. 26.

Repository Details

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