Sketchbook by James H. Burton
sketchbookDRAWINGS - SKETCHBOOKS
Burton, James H.
Zekes Island; USA, WV, Harpers Ferry
May 13, 1863 - May 6, 1879
leather; paper; pencil on paper
5-3/8 x 7-3/8 x 1/2 in.
Sketchbook by James H. Burton (1823-1894); leather bound cover stamped with gold; pages interleaved with tissue; handwritten in pencil on inside front cover "Jas. H. Burton"; 16 pencil sketches dated between May 13, 1863 - May 6, 1879; views include: S.S. PERSIA stateroom 10/23/1865; S.S. HELVETIA stateroom, 4/1/1868; Zeke's Island (NC) Battery, 10/11/1863; William Moore at wheel; Col. Walker; Jefferson's Rock at Harper's Ferry, WV, 5/1879. Burton was Lt. Col. in Confederate Army in charge of Southern armories.