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

Race for the City
Race for the City, Monday, April 3rd (Capture of Petersburg)

Ref No.: (Becker)CW-JB-VA-4/3/65
Artist: Becker, Joseph
Date: April 3, 1865.
Medium: graphite on wove paper ;
Original Size: 10 x 6.25 in.
Transcribed Text:

Recto: no text.
Verso: "Capture of Petersburg // Race for the city on the morning of Monday,
Apr 3rd by our skirmishers up the Petersburg Turnpike // [Signed] J.B."

Condition: Bad stain and rip along horizontal crease on right margin; dog ear on upper right corner.
Location: Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States
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