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CSS Atlanta on the James River after its capture; photo by Matthew Brady.

A dead confederate soldier in the trenches at Petersburg, VA

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Confederate Soldier, captured at Gettysburg 1863. An iconic image of the War.

Here for your perusal is a collectible photograph of Broadway Landing, Appomattox River, Virginia. Park of artillery. It was created in 1865. The photograph illustrates United States weapons in Civil War.

City Point, Virginia. Railroad yard and transports. It was created between 1861 and 1865.


James River, Virginia. U.S. monitor Canonicus taking on coal from a schooner.

African American soldier guarding a row of 12-pdrs. at City Point Virginia.

(A view of Grant's cabin from the side porch of Appomattox Manor). General Grant’s headquarters was at City Point, Virginia during the siege of Petersburg. Grant placed his tent on the property of Dr. Richard Eppes’ plantation, a prime spot along the James River. He could have taken up residence inside the manor house but chose to live as and among his troops. While Grant was away in Washington on official business, unbeknown to him, many tents were replaced by cabins.

1864 or 1865. "Deep Bottom, Virginia. Federal gunboat Mendota on the James River. Put in service May 2, 1864." From photographs of the Federal Navy and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy. Wet plate glass negative, photographer unknown.

Ruins of Richmond & Petersburg railroad bridge, James River | April 1865 | Alexander Gardner, photographer | Library of Congress