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Curtis's Coconut Grove, Roanoke Island, North Carolina.
Civil War drawings collection, approximately 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, 212-873-3400
Drawing: Graphite, white gouache, touches of black ink on brown paper. 9 7/8 x 6 1/2 in. Large coconut trees behind a low wall. Inscribed at upper left in graphite: 'Curtis's Cocoa nut Grove / Campbells book store in distance / in the principal street the House / is entirely hidden by the dense foliage'; at upper right: 'Cocoa & Lime Trees / This sketch is very / characteristic of the Island'; at lower left: 'Provost Marshalls Guard'.
Depicts the Union capture of Roanoke Island, North Carolina on February 8, 1862.
New-York Historical Society
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865Roanoke Island (N.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865SoldiersTreesCoconut palm
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