C. 1865, Pair of Civil War Era Photographs of Petersburg and Fort Sumpter

C. 1865, Pair of Civil War Era Photographs of Petersburg and Fort Sumpter

1865, Pair of Civil War Era Photographs of Petersburg and Fort Sumpter. Two Civil War Photographs: Petersburg and Fort Sumter. 1865, Pair of Civil War Era Photographs of Petersburg VA. And Fort Sumpter, Charleston Harbor, both Very Fine. Lot of Two Civil War era photographs: 1. Confederate Breastworks Before Petersburg, sepia toned, 8.5″ x 6.5″, mounted on cardboard to an overall size of 10″ x 8″, very good condition. Fort Sumter, view from Charleston Harbor after the war, sepia toned, 14″ x 8″, c. Lightly stained with a fine 3.5″ vertical center tear present yet does not touch the actual image, matted to an overall size of 20″ x 14. The Civil War Richmond-Petersburg Campaign was a series of battles around Petersburg, Virginia, fought from June 9, 1864, to March 25, 1865, during the American Civil War. Although it is more popularly known as the Siege of Petersburg, it was not a classic military siege, in which a city is usually surrounded and all supply lines are cut off, nor was it strictly limited to actions against Petersburg. The campaign consisted of nine months of trench warfare in which Union forces commanded by Lt. Grant assaulted Petersburg unsuccessfully and then constructed trench lines that eventually extended over 30 miles (48 km) from the eastern outskirts of Richmond, Virginia, to around the eastern and southern outskirts of Petersburg. Petersburg was crucial to the supply of Confederate Gen. Lee’s army and the Confederate capital of Richmond. VIEW Other Items offered by Early_American_Auctions. Complete Table of Contents, Current Offerings and Additional Images can be found at Early American History Auctions online Over 1,000 items currently online! The free listing tool. The item “C. 1865, Pair of Civil War Era Photographs of Petersburg and Fort Sumpter” is in sale since Wednesday, October 26, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs”. The seller is “early_american_auctions” and is located in Rancho Santa Fe, California. This item can be shipped to United States.


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