Ref No.: (Becker)CW-WC-SC-6/16/62 Artist: Crane, W. T. Date: June 16, 1862. Medium: graphite and ink wash on wove paper ; Original Size: 5.25 x 15 in. Transcribed Text:
Recto: "[illeg] Sharpshooters right [illeg] and woods // [ink] Rebel [illeg] // Dense woods -in rear- // 4 guns on front // [ink] Tower Fort // behind Rebel influence on the parapet of fort // [ink] Rebel rifle pits // U.S. troops all charging Bayonets in double file // Rebel field piece in woods // NB There wer no wonded officers in this charge."
Verso: "while exposed to a murderous cross-fire of grape canister, & musketry // Gallant and most daring bayonet charge of U.S. troops under Brig Gen Stevens upon a rebel fort at James Island, S.C. on the 16th of June."
Condition: Vertical, horizontal and tangent folds. Location: James Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States