Ref No.: (Becker)CW-EM-VA-10/1/64 Artist: Mullen, E. F. Date: October 1, 1864. Medium: Graphite on heavy gauge wove paper ; Original Size: 9.75 x 13.25 in. Transcribed Text:
Recto: "[signed] E. Mullen 1864 // Confederate prisoners Taking the Oath [of Allegiance]."
Verso: "Administering the Oath of Allegiance to a Party of Rebel Deserters near 'Dutch Gap' Va. // [signed] Ed. F. Mullen // [different hand] line cut." 5 1/2 wide line.
Condition: Vertical and horizontal folds; back rips along upper and lower margins; bad loss of paper at right margin and corners; dog ears at left corners; brown stain and pin hole at upper right. Location: Dutch Gap, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States