Confederate Breastworks in Front of Petersburg, Virginia, 1865.

Original Caption: Confederate breastworks in front of Petersburg, Va., 1865


U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: NWDNS-111-B-146


From:: Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes, (Record Group 111)


Photographer: Brady, Mathew, 1823 (ca.) - 1896


Coverage Dates: ca. 1860 - ca. 1865



American Civil War, 1861-1865

Brady National Photographic Art Gallery (Washington, D.C.)


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  • robertgray42 3y

    There is some question as to whether this photograph shows the Confederate line near the location of the Petersburg Crater. As the photo was taken during the final weeks of the war, and extensive repairs may have been done to the earthworks following the explosion, no accurate conclusion can be reached.
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Taken circa 1863
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