Approach to Richmond on the James River

 

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The Approach to Richmond via the James River in the Civil War

A CENTRAL STRATEGIC POINT THE APPROACH TO RICHMOND VIA JAMES RIVER, AS IT LOOKED IN WAR-TIME, BLOCKED BY THE CONFEDERATE RAM "VIRGINIA," AND GUNBOATS "PATRICK HENRY" AND "JAMESTOWN," SUNK IN THE CHANNEL TO HOLD THE FEDERAL FLEET FROM RICHMOND (SEE TWO PAGES FOLLOWING FOR ANOTHER VIEW OF THIS SCENE)

James River

 

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Approach to Richmond along the James River

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