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Object Name Sheet, Flat
Catalog Number 0985.10.00005
Description The bed sheet is white linen with ink wash drawing on one side. Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard wrote the following inscription under the drawing in ink, "A correct rough sketch of the battlefield at Manassas - July 21st 1861 - G. T. Beauregard."
Owned J. C. Nott
Made Creator unknown, Confederate --Beauregard, P. G. T., Gen.
Event Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Provenance The bedsheet provides the canvas for a rough sketch (map) of the battlefield at Manassas drawn by a patient in a temporary hospital and presented to Dr. J. C. Nott, Surgeon in charge. It is signed off as accurate by General P. G. T. Beauregard
People Nott, J. C.
unidentified Confederate soldier
Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant (P. G. T.)
Search Terms Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Subjects Medical care
Medical equipment & supplies
hospitals
Maps
Battlefields