New York , NY
American Civil War Fall Of Richmond
Photograph - Photograph
Lithograph entitled and captioned "The fall of Richmond, Virginia on the night of April 2nd, 1865. This stronghold and Capitol City of the Davis Confederacy, was evacuated by the Rebels in consequence of the defeat at 'Five Forks' of the Army of Northern Virginia under Lee, and capture of the South side Rail Road, by the brave heroes of the North, commanded by Generals Grant, Sheridan, and others. Before abandon the city the Rebels set fire to it, destroying a vast amount of property; and the conflagration continued until it was subdued by the Union troops in the following morning."
March 14th, 2013
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