“Petersburg, Virginia. Federal Soldiers Removing Artillery From Confederate Fortifications April 1865” The Siege of Petersburg: The Longest Military Event of the Civil War Nine and a half months, 70,000 casualties, the suffering of civilians,...
[Petersburg, Va. Surgeons of 3d Division before hospital tent] from photographs from the main eastern theater of war, the siege of Petersburg, June 1864-April 1865. Negative: glass, wet collodion. L of Congress.
Smoke is still rising from the ruins of Richmond, Virginia after surrendering on April 3, 1865 following the Union victory at the Siege of Petersburg. Union cavalry mounts with carbines visible are hitched in the foreground.
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"I want you to know the rebels and our men are not farther apart, than across your parlor, face to face. No men can raise, their heads without being shot." 1st Div. 2nd Corps Hospt., June 9, 1864, Cornelia Hancock, Civil War Nurse, serving during the siege of Petersburg https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/a-soldiers-friend-civil-war-nurse-cornelia-hancock/id407449673
Petersburg Battlefield, Petersburg, Virginia. Nine and one-half months, 70,000 casualties, thousands of U.S. Colored Troops fighting for their freedom, the suffering of civilians, and the decline of Gen. Robert E. Lee's Northern Virginia Army all describe the Siege of Petersburg. It was here Gen. Ulysses S. Grant cut off all of Petersburg's supply lines ensuring the fall of Richmond on April 3, 1865. Six days later, Lee surrendered.