Ref No.: (Becker)CW-WC-SC-7/8/63 Artist: Crane, W. T. Date: July 8, 1863. Medium: graphite on wove paper ; Original Size: 10.5 x 13.5 in. Transcribed Text:
Recto: "Digging out the friese trench // laying the friese into position - // carrying a section of the friese into position // Midnight scene // make these men shouldering this section of fraise [sic] // Midnight scene // 4 horses to each team // naked branches and trunks of trees."
Verso: "The Seige [sic] of Charleston // Morris Island S.C. July 7th 1863 // The Seige [sic] of Charleston // Flanking abbattis // ammunition to the front by night // Morris Island S.C. July 8th 1863." Rudiments of drawing of horizon.
Condition: Vertical and horizontal folds; rips along vertical folds on upper and lower margin. Location: Morris Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States