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Artist's depiction of the Battle of the Crater, Petersburg, Virginia, circa 1930-1944

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Alternate title:Battle of the Crater
Summary:Artist's depiction of the Battle of the Crater, Petersburg, Virginia, circa 1930-1944. Caption reads: "The two opposing Generals at the Siege of Petersburg, known as the 'Battle of the Crater,' were General Robert E. Lee for the Confederates and General U.S. Grant for the Federals. In this memorable battle there was great loss of life." Postcard number: 1, 73613.
Provider:Powers News Agency
Tichnor Brothers, Inc.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Temporal subject: 1864-07-30
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Petersburg
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Campaigns & battles
Petersburg Crater, Battle of, Va., 1864
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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