Drawing of the Oldest Church in America at Hampton, Va.
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Drawing done in pen and ink circa late 1862 that depicts the ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church in Hampton, Va. The label written under the drawing reads, "The oldest Church in America at Hampton, Va., destroyed with the City of Hampton by the Rebels under Gen'l Magruder. Respectfully dedicated to Col. v. Buren, Adt. Genl T. C. of A. by Charles Worret." Another section reads, "Drawn by Lieut. Charles Worret 20th Reg. N.Y. Vols." C. Worret is also written within the drawing on the trunk of a tree on the left side of the picture.
- Creation: circa 1862
- Worret, C. H., 1819-1878 (Person)
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First name, Charles
20th New York Volunteer Regiment
0.17 Linear Feet
- Guide to the Drawing of the Oldest Church in America at Hampton, Va.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English