Siege of Petersburg


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Siege of Petersburg

You are viewing a stunning illustration of the Siege of Petersburg. This illustration is from the August 13, 1864 edition of Harper's Weekly. The illustration is captioned, "General Grant's Campaign - View of Petersburg from Captain Davis's Battery, First Connecticut Artillery. - Sketched by William Waud - [See Page 517]".




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