Ref No.: (Becker)CW-JB-VA-10/1/64|
Artist: Becker, Joseph
Date: October 1, 1864.
Medium: graphite on wove paper ;
Original Size: 10 x 6.25 in.
Recto: "Weldon Road // U.S.M.R.R. [on locomotive]"
Verso: "A Cheering Sight // Arrival of reinforcements at the Terminus of the branch railroad near the Weldon Railroad
for Gen Warren // Sat Oct 1 // The distance from the Terminus to Poplar Spring Church is 2 miles and from there to the
captured rebel works 1/2 mile // It is raining very hard and the rebs are shelling us // [Signed] Joseph Becker // Recieved [sic]
your letter this morning // Send stamps and No 1 Pencils."
Condition: Good; central vertical fold.
Location: Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States