Before Five Forks / Sheridan at Dinwiddie Court House [photoprint copy of a drawing or print]
Taylor, James E. 1839-1901
Custer, George Armstrong 1839-1876
Sheridan, Philip Henry 1831-1888
Dinwiddie Court House
Ink on paper
1 item, 12" x 16"
After March 31, 1865
In Oversize Box 16, Folder 2.
Civil War Selections from the Archives Center
Silver albumen photographic print: photographic copy of a drawing or lithograph. Signed in the original artwork by "James. [sic] E. Taylor / N.Y." Mounted on board. Printed caption pasted below print: "BEFORE FIVE FORKS. / SHERIDAN AT DINWIDDIE COURT HOUSE. / GEN. SHERIDAN, with his cavalry leaders CUSTER, MERRITT, DEVIN, and CROOK, about leaving his Headquarters at Dinwiddie C.H., March 31st, 1865, to reconnoitre Five Forks before making his "Grand Final Move." In the foreground is a field hand describing topography of the country around the Forks; slave block; Confederate cavalry prisoners, and Court House and county buildings in the background."
Civil War series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History