Ref No.: (Becker)CW-JT-NC-4/10/65 Artist: Taylor, James E. Date: April 10, 1865. Medium: Graphite on wove paper ; Original Size: 9.25 x 12 in. Transcribed Text:
Recto: "used // ruins of church // people's cemetery // [signed] Taylor Del // Ape 10th."
Verso: "Dedication of a monument to the memory of 50 heroes of the 14th New Hampshire killed in the Battle of Winchester - on the 10th of Apre the ceremony took place before a large audience Col. L.D. Mason - state agent for N. Hampshire delivered the Oration - Rev. W.F. Ward summarized - the following epitaph is on the eastern face of the shaft: 'New Hampshire erects this monument to the memory of her Brave sons of her 14th Regt, who fell in Battle Sept 19th 1864 upon this field & are here buried in a one common grave' - 37 bodies are beneath this tomb stone - 13 more are scattered through the Cemetery - making in all 50 souls from the one reg't - this monument stands at the North east angle of the soldier's cemetery - Messrs Wood & Taylor Embalmers, superintended the arrangement of this ceremony I am indebted to them for favors - please mention them." Light sketch of houses.
Condition: Vertical and horizontal folds; loss of paper at lower left; dog ears at upper right; pin holes on left margin; foxing. Location: Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States