Trenches at the Siege of Petersburg

 

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Civil War Harper's Weekly, August 6, 1864

Welcome to our online archive of Civil War Harper's Weekly newspapers. These papers give a unique view of the war, created by the people who lived it. It is full of stories and illustrations created by correspondents deployed to the front lines. They lived with the Soldiers, and experienced the war first hand.

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Poetry

Poetry

Peace Movement

Peace Movement

Rousseau Expedition

Rousseau Expedition

Sherman March Atlanta

Sherman's March on Atlanta

Petersburg Trenches

Stuart

General J.E.B. Stuart

Stuart Death

Death of JEB Stuart

Penny Shortage

Penny Shortage

Marietta Georgia

Marietta, Georgia

Peterburg Siege

Trenches at the Siege of Petersburg

Cavalry Raid

Cavalry Raid

 

 

Petersburg Trenches

This Civil War Harper's Weekly features a dramatic illustration of the Siege of Petersburg.  The illustration has a number of scenes of the siege. The illustration is captioned, "General Grant's Campaign - In the Trenches Before Petersburg - Sketched by A. R. Waud. - [See Page 502]."


 

 

  

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