179th New York Volunteer Infantry
A Union Regiment Forged in the Petersburg Campaign
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chapter 6
Grand Strategy .. Constant Battle

Crossing the James

To the James


Battery 5

Dimmock Line

Fort Clifton

Grand Strategy


Two Grants


June 15

June 15 Battery


North of James

June 1864

Overland to Richmond

Looking South, July 1864

Weitzel's Tower

Pontoon over the James

Fort Clifton
View of Fort Clifton Rebel from the Mills House looking across the Appomattox

Creator(s): Waud, William, -1878, artist
Date Created/Published: [1864 ca. May 9 - June 15]
Medium: 1 drawing on green paper : pencil, Chinese white & black ink wash ; 15.3 x 34 cm. (sheet).
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-21700 (digital file from original item)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
Call Number: DRWG/US - Waud (W.), no. 3 verso (A size) [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Title inscribed above image.
Inscribed above image, from left to right: The end as it should be; The Water Battery made two years ago; Rebel signal house; Clifton House; (Sketch 2); A Clifton Battery bearing down the Appomattox; B new Battery lately erected.
Inscribed within image: A; B.
Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2)
Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.
Petersburg (Va.)--History--Siege, 1864-1865.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military facilities--Confederate.
Fort Clifton (Appomattox, Va.)--1860-1870.
Signal towers--1860-1870.
Forts & fortifications--1860-1870.
United States--Virginia--Fort Clifton
United States--Virginia--Appomattox River
Civil War
Drawings (Documentary)
Part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings (Library of Congress)
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