Soldiers' Building Roads in Front of Petersburg

This image from the November 5, 1864 issue of Harper's Weekly depicts a train in the distance as Union soldiers under the command of General Ulysses S. Grant build a road near Petersburg, Virginia during the American Civil War.

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SOLDIERS BUILDING ROADS IN FRONT OF PETERSBURG.[Sketched by A. W. Warren.]

About this Document

  • Source: Harper's Weekly
  • Citation: page 713
  • Date: November 5, 1864