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Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Fortifications after the siege of Petersburg

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.1084 Author/Creator: Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Place Written: Petersburg, Virginia Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 photograph 9.5 x 10.8 cm

Summary of Content: The image shows a large fortification after the siege of Petersburg, with one man wearing a suit standing on the left side of the photo. Inscriptions on verso: "Fortifications on the lines. Siege of Petersburg" "ART DEPARTMENT The Century Co. 33 East 17th St. New York City" and "Gardner." Numeric notations on verso: "XI-III" "90" and "1096"


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesFortificationBattle of PetersburgBattle

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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