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Before Five Forks / Sheridan at Dinwiddie Court House [photoprint copy of a drawing or print]

view Before Five Forks / Sheridan at Dinwiddie Court House [photoprint copy of a drawing or print] digital asset number 1
Artist:
Taylor, James E. 1839-1901
Subject:
Custer, George Armstrong 1839-1876
Sheridan, Philip Henry 1831-1888
Dinwiddie Court House
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 12" x 16"
Type:
Drawings
Place:
Virginia
Petersburg (Va.)
Date:
1865
After March 31, 1865
19th century
1860-1890
Notes:
In Oversize Box 16, Folder 2.
Civil War Selections from the Archives Center
Summary:
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."
Cite as:
Civil War series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Civil war
Battle of Five Forks
Local number:
AC0060-0001310 (AC Scan No.)
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Civil War series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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