[Petersburg, Va. Railroad gun and crew]

Photo Details

Photo shows Robert E. Lee's railroad battery. (Source: David H. Schneider, "Lee's Armored Car," Civil War Times, Feb. 2011.)
Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the siege of Petersburg, June 1864-April 1865.

Part of the U.S. Library of Congress's Selected Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 (Library of Congress).

  • Stereographs--1860-1870.
  • Wet collodion negatives.
  • 1 negative (2 plates) : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.
  • Stereo filed in LOT 4174.
  • Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1977. No. 0395
  • Title from Milhollen and Mugridge.
  • Two plates form left (LC-B811-1171B) and right (LC-B811-1171A) halves of a stereograph pair.
  • Corresponding print is in LOT 4166-E.
  • Forms part of Selected Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 (Library of Congress)

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