Ref No.: (Becker)CW-JB-VA-9/26/64d Artist: Becker, Joseph Date: September 26, 1864. Medium: graphite with charcoal on wove paper ; Original Size: 10 x 6.5 in. Transcribed Text:
Recto: no text.
Verso: "Evening amusements of the coloured servants and contrabands attached to the 5th Corps Army of the Potomac // Every evening groups of these members of the coloured race can be seen here and there about the camps gambling and dancing to the enlivening strains of music from the different bands stationed about here and who commence their blowing about dusk // This sketch was taken near Headquarters // [Signed] Joseph Becker // Sept 27 64."
Condition: Ripping along vertical fold. Location: Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States