The Retreat
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The Retreat

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Date made: 1863
Maker: Bachelder, John Badger; Bufford, John Henry
Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Image size: Image: 17 1/8 x 27 1/4 in.; 43.4975 x 69.215 cm
ID number: DL*60.2605
Negative number: 2003-20171


Black and white print (proof); outdoor scene of forested level land sloping down toward a river. The covered wagons of the Army of the Potomac in route from Chickahominy to James River, Virginia stretch to the horizon. Wagon, cannons, horses and foot soldiers cross Bear Creek in the foreground. Men are resting on the near bank.