179th New York Volunteer Infantry
A Union Regiment Forged in the Petersburg Campaign
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chapter 7

Burnside's Charge

Mid-June 1864

June 16

June 16, 6 p.m.

June 17, 4 a.m.

June 17, Sunrise at 4:48 a.m.

June 17, 6 p.m.

Ninth Corps, June 18

Burnside's Charge
June 17 .. Burnside's Charge

Soldier in our Civil War, Vol. 2

Batteries 16 on the left and 15 on the right are shown in the middle ground with the Shand House in the distance.

This would be Potter's Division attacking early in the day. The artist has been very liberal with the amount of
light available at this time of the morning.
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