Martinsburg, West Virginia, near the Site of Franz Sigel's Defeat; verso: sketch of a house

Object Number: 
1945.580.22
Date: 
c. 1864
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. (11.4 x 17.5 cm) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper center in brown ink: "Martinsburg, Va."; at lower center in graphite: "Martinsburg where Sigel was defeated"
Description: 
Civil War Drawings Collection. The Battle of New Market ,13-15 May 1864, followed Sigel's army's march from Martinsburg, West Virginia to Winchester, Viriginia.
Credit Line: 
James B. Wilbur Fund
Provenance: 
John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group