Photo, Print, Drawing Shenandoah Valley from Maryland heights
About this Item
- Shenandoah Valley from Maryland heights
- Contributor Names
- Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891, artist
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Military camps--1860-1870
- - United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields
- - United States--Virginia--Maryland Heights
- - United States--Virginia--Shenandoah Valley
- - United States--Virginia--Potomac River
- Format Headings
- - Signed lower right: A.R. Waud.
- - Title inscribed upper left.
- - Inscribed above image: Fishers hill.
- - Inscribed on separate sheet of cream paper: The Shenandoah valley from Maryland Heights in 1864. This sketch shows the valley up to where the Massanutten Mountain range divides it into the Luray valley on the left, the Shenandoah valley continuing on the right, with a smaller-Powers Fort valley between the two running up into the Massanuttens. On the right, or the northern side of the valley is the Shenandoah or Great North Mtn. range. On the left the rugged heights of the Blue Ridge, with Snickers, Ashby's, Manassas, Chester, and Thorntons Gaps in succession, and still further on Swift-run, Powells, Browns, Jarmans, and Rockfish Gaps. The last within twenty miles of Charlottesville. In the extreme distance about the center between Massanutten and Great North, is Mt. Jackson, beyond, and overlooking the battle ground of Strasbourg, Fisher's hill and Cedar Creek. Martinsburg and Bunker Hill lie just out of the sketch to the right. Although unseen, on account of woods and hills obstructing the view, the towns of Charlestown, Winchester, Berryville, Kernstown, Newtown, Middletown, Strasburg, and Front Royal, are within range. The Rocky bed of the Shenandoah river occupies the center of the picture. Loudon heights on one side. Bolivar heights on the other, dotted with houses and tents, and cut up with roads and paths to the camps, the Winchester pike showing distinctly for some miles. It was on this plateau Bolivar heights, that Colonel Miles placed his troops when Jackson invested Harpers Ferry, taking position on Loudoun and Maryland heights and compelling the Union force to surrender. Harpers Ferry is to[o] low down under the shoulder of the mountain to be seen from the point on Maryland heights from which the sketch was made. A.R. Waud.
- - Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.742)
- - Reference print available in the Civil War Drawings file A.
- - Reference print available in Ray, Plate 89 (p. 169)
- - Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.
- 1 drawing on light green paper : pencil and Chinese white ; 17.5 x 50.3 cm. (sheet).
- Call Number/Physical Location
- DRWG/US - Waud, no. 742 (B size) [P&P]
- Source Collection
- Morgan collection of Civil War drawings (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- Digital Id
- ppmsca 22469 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.22469
- ppmsca 22547 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.22547
- ppmsca 22548 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.22548
- cph 3g05738 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g05738
- cph 3a12530 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a12530
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Reproduction Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-22469 (digital file from original item) LC-DIG-ppmsca-22547 (digital file from original item, letter recto) LC-DIG-ppmsca-22548 (digital file from original item, letter verso) LC-USZC4-5738 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZ62-10097 (b&w film copy neg.)
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on publication.
- Online Format
- 1 drawing on light green paper : pencil and Chinese white ; 17.5 x 50.3 cm. (sheet).
- LCCN Permalink
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
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Waud, Alfred R. , Artist. Shenandoah Valley from Maryland heights. Maryland Heights Potomac River Shenandoah Valley United States Virginia, 1864. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004660474/.
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Waud, A. R. (1864) Shenandoah Valley from Maryland heights. Maryland Heights Potomac River Shenandoah Valley United States Virginia, 1864. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004660474/.
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Waud, Alfred R. , Artist. Shenandoah Valley from Maryland heights. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004660474/>.