179th New York Volunteer Infantry
A Union Regiment Forged in the Petersburg Campaign
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[Petersburg, Va. View from breastworks of Fort Sedgwick]

Date Created/Published: 1865 April 3.
Medium: 2 negatives (3 plates) : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.
Summary: Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the siege of Petersburg, June 1864-April 1865.
Reproduction Number:
LC-DIG-cwpb-02604 (digital file from original neg. of left half)
LC-DIG-cwpb-02605 (digital file from original neg. of right half)
LC-DIG-cwpb-02606 (digital file from original neg. of variant)
LC-B8171-3209 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
Call Number: LC-B811- 3209 [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Notes:
Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen
and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1977. No. 0419
Stereo filed in LOT 4166E.
Title from Milhollen and Mugridge.
Two plates form left (LC-B811-3209A) and right (LC-B811-3209B)
halves of a stereograph pair; with variant view plate (LC-B811-3209C).
Forms part of Selected Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 (Library of Congress)
Subjects:
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military facilities.
Petersburg (Va.)--History--Siege, 1864-1865.
Forts & fortifications.
United States--Virginia--Petersburg.
Format:
Stereographs--1860-1870.
Wet collodion negatives.
Collections:
Civil War Glass Negatives and Related Prints
Civil War
Part of: Selected Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 (Library of Congress)
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