179th New York Volunteer Infantry
A Union Regiment Forged in the Petersburg Campaign
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Corduroy Road near the Weldon Railroad

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Democrats in 1864

Corduroy Road near the Weldon Railroad
Ref No.: (Becker)CW-JB-VA-9/2/64a
Artist: Becker, Joseph
Date: September 2, 1864.
Medium: graphite on wove paper ;
Original Size: 13.25 x 9.5 in.
Transcribed Text:

Recto: no text.
Verso: "A Fatigue Party of the 5th Corps constructing a cordoroy [sic] Road in the Woods near the
Weldon Railroad // September 2 // [Signed] Joseph Becker."

Condition: Poor; central vertical fold; ripping on lower margin;
crumbling along edges; brown spot on upper right corner.
Location: Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States
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