Ref No.: (Becker)CW-HL-WV-7/61c Artist: Lovie, Henri. Date: July 1861. Medium: graphite on wove paper ; Original Size: 7.75 x 10.5 in. Transcribed Text:
Recto: "The 'Tigers' of the Bloody Ninth. // No. 1. // Ind. Voluns wear gray hats, gray jackets, pants black collars, shoulder straps, wristbands."
Verso: "The Skirmishing at Bealington [sic] showed the daring courage of the Indiana and Ohio troops in the most [illegible]. // Sketch No. 2 will give the topography of the position at Bealington [sic]. // No. 1 is a sketch of some skirmishers of the Indiana 9th R.V. Col. Milroy Numbers of the 7th [inserted] Col. Dumond, 9th [inserted] Col. Milroy Ind. and 14th [ins.] Col. Stedman Oh. participated in the fight. // The Cinc. Commerc. & Gazette have Correspondents, get the facts from those papers. I am nearly worn out, no sleep, and long rides have me very tired. // Sketches from Beverly road next mail. I have to send letters by 'chance' messengers. // Sketch of the great skirmish at Bealington was sent two days ago, description in Gazette or Commercial."
Condition: Two horizontal folds; dog ears at three corners. Location: Belington, Barbour, West Virginia, United States