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

Bombproof Kitchen

Bombproof Shelter

Barricades

Compton Enlistment

Corduroy Road near the Weldon Railroad

Covered Way

Chevaux de frise

Gabions

Filled Gabions at Fort Mahone

Gregg Affidavit

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Mantle

Substitute Form

Substitute Form

Sap Roller

Trench Mortars

Democrats in 1864

Bombproof
[View of bombproof tents occupied by U.S. colored troops in front of Petersburg, Va., August 7, 1864]

Creator(s): O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882, photographer
Date Created/Published: [photographed 1864, printed between 1880 and 1889]
Medium: 1 photographic print on card mount : half stereograph, albumen.
Reproduction Number:
LC-DIG-ppmsca-32403 (digital file from original item, top left corner)
LC-B8184-803 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
Call Number: LOT 4166-E, no. 2 [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Notes:
No. 803.
Title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of Photographic Incidents
of the War from the gallery of Alexander Gardner by Bob Zeller,
published by Center for Civil War Photography, c2003.
Mounted with five other photographs under the general title:
Bomb-proof Quarters in Federal Camps in front of Petersburg, Va.
Forms part of: Civil War Photographs (Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eton collection).
Subjects:
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States--Virginia--Petersburg.
Format:
Albumen prints--1860-1870.
Collections:
Civil War Glass Negatives and Related Prints
Civil War
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