Item No: pdca00056
Title: Capture of the Works at Petersburg.
Print and Picture Collection
Engraving depicts the capture of the fortifications at Petersburg, Virginia by the Union army on April 2, 1865. In the foreground Union soldiers, some fallen, are coming under fire from rebel guns. The fortifications are being overrun by the Union army in the distance. Tattered American flags are being held aloft by victorious soldiers.
HMI Civil War 1
Johnson, Wilson & Company