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Bachelder, John B. (1825-1894) Headquarters of Gen. Jas. H. Van Allen, military governor, Yorktown Va. May 17. 62

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02670.06 Author/Creator: Bachelder, John B. (1825-1894) Place Written: s.l. Type: Sketch Date: circa 1862 Pagination: 1 drawing : col. ; 8.5 x 14 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02670.06 Author/Creator: Bachelder, John B. (1825-1894) Place Written: s.l. Type: Sketch Date: circa 1862 Pagination: 1 drawing : col. ; 8.5 x 14 cm.

Pencil and watercolor sketch of a house. Title written in ink at bottom. On verso is written in an unknown hand, "Sketched by John B. Bachelder."

Bachelder was an artist, historian, and printmaker fascinated with the Battle of Gettysburg. He was selected by Congress to be the battle's official historian.

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