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[Description of 'Town Spring' or Reservoir, Winchester, Virginia] (verso).
Civil War drawings collection, approximately 1861-1865.
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Inscription: Graphite on paper, from a disassembled sketchbook. 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. Inscribed with a description of drawing on the verso: 'Two pipes are laid from the spring, one section supplying the Northern part of the city and the other the Southern. Building No. 1 is the house erected by the corporation over the spring for its protection and therefore has never been molested by the soldiers but you will notice the ruins in front of it are of a spring house through which the surplus water passed off. It was destroyed by our forces under Millroy being the property of Col. McDonald of the Rebel army - the surrounding property all belonged to him - the spring jets up - flows a powerful stream.'
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