179th New York Volunteer Infantry
A Union Regiment Forged in the Petersburg Campaign
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chapter 23
April 2, 1865

Albert Havens

April 1

"Hell" and "Damnation" April 2, 4am

April 2, 4:30 A.M.

April 2, 5:00 A.M.

April 2, 5:30 A.M.

April 2, 5:53 A.M. Sunrise

April 2, 5:30am

April 1865

Black and White Station

Burkeville Station

CSA $100 Bill

April 2, 1865

Capture of Petersburg

April 3, 1865

Fortress Monroe

Gracie's Salient

March 24

Night Attack

Petersburg to Appomattox

Race for the City

Burkeville Station
The Scene at Burkeville Station on the Southside Railroad (Capture of Petersburg)

Ref No.: (Becker)CW-JB-VA-4/16/65b
Artist: Becker, Joseph
Date: April 16, 1865.
Medium: graphite with ink wash on wove paper ;
Original Size: 10 x 6.25 in.
Transcribed Text:
Recto: "Rebs // large oak trees // union camp // Rebs."
Verso: "Scene at Burkeville Station on the Southside RR //
The captured Rebel muskets from Lee's army being piled up at Burkesville
previous to being sent north // were conveyed from the place of surrender
to Burkesville in wagons // [Signed] J.B. // April 16." Different hand: "Va."

Condition: Vertical and horizontal creases; dog ear on lower left corner; pinholes; smudging.
Location: Burkeville, Nottoway, Virginia, United States
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