179th New York Volunteer Infantry
A Union Regiment Forged in the Petersburg Campaign
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chapter 12
Low Point (August 1864)

Aiken House


Blick Station

Map of Eastern Lines 28 August 1864

City Point Explosion

John Parke

Weldon Picket Lines

Weldon Railroad

Willcox HQ, August 1864

Blick Station
Siege of Petersburg - Scenes of the Construction of Grant's Railroad. Terminus
and Junction with Weldon RR at Blick Station

Ref No.: (Becker)CW-AM-VA-10/1/64b
Artist: McCallum, Andrew.
Date: October 1, 1864.
Medium: graphite on wove paper ;
Original Size: 12.25 x 2.75 and 6.75 in.
Transcribed Text:

Recto: [Four vignettes, each with a caption] "Crossing Jerusalem Plank Road
// [Pass]ing the Gurley House // Looking down the Weldon RR from the junction
with Grant's RR at Blick House // Terminus and junction with Weldon RR at Blick Station.
Verso: no text.

Condition: Large section torn from upper left (prob. by artist); loss of paper at
left lower corner; dog ear at lower right; folds.
Location: Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States
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