View from Weitzels lookout & sig[nal] tower; Bermuda hundred looking south|
Creator(s): Waud, William, -1878, artist
Date Created/Published: [1864 July]
Medium: 1 drawing on grey-green paper : pencil, Chinese white and watercolor wash ; 24.6 x 52.8 cm. (sheet).
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-22507 (digital file from original item, recto) LC-DIG-ppmsca-22508 (digital file from original item, verso) LC-USZ62-13984 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
Call Number: DRWG/US - Waud (W.), no. 43 (B size) [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Title inscribed on verso.
Inscribed after title: shewing [sic] the Pontoon Bridge, Spring Hill Fort, the course of the Appomattox River & position of Gun Boats, Fort Clifton (rebel), Petersburg in the distance being shelled from out lines.
Inscribed above image from left to right: City Point; B- Point of Rocks landing; Point of Rocks; C The Chamberlain. Gen Graham's Flag Boat; D The Putnam; Woods on Fire; Broadway Landing; Woods on Fire; Troops moving; Dust - Troops moving; Spring Hill Fort; obstructions in the river made of piles of sunken boats &c to prevent the union boats ascending; The Clifton Rebel Battery; Troops moving; Petersburg, shelling along the lines; A - The Commodore Perry Gun Boat picketing the river.
Published in: Harper's Weekly, July 23, 1864, pp. 472-473.
Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2)
Reference print available in the Civil War Drawings file 1864.
Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.
Petersburg (Va.)--History--Siege, 1864-1865.
Graham, Charles Kinnard,--1824-1889--Military service.
Weitzel, G.--(Godfrey),--1835-1884--Military service.
Commodore Perry (Gunboat)--1860-1870.
United States.--Army.--Signal Corps--1860-1870.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns & battles.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction & pillage.
Forts & fortifications--1860-1870.
United States--Virginia--Bermuda Hundred
United States--Virginia--Appomattox River
United States--Virginia--Spring Hill Fort
United States--Virginia--Fort Clifton
Part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings (Library of Congress)
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