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Object Name Engraving plate
Catalog Number 0985.13.00218
Description Zinc engraving plate attached to a pine board backing. The plate has a reverse image of a map of the terrain between Richmond and Petersburg. Ink residue remains on the cut as well as adhesive damage from a former label.
Dimensions H-15 W-12 L-1.5 inches
Made Jeremy Francis Gilmer
Provenance Engraving plate with a map of territory between Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia drawn by Major General Jeremy Francis Gilmer, Chief Engineer of the Confederate Armies, made from surveys during the Civil War and for the use of Confederate Troops.
People Gilmer, Jeremy Francis
Subjects Engineering