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Artist's depiction of Civil War prison camp on Belle Isle, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

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Alternate title:View of Richmond, VA
Summary:Artist's depiction of Civil War prison camp on Belle Isle, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "View of Richmond, VA., from the Prison Camp on Belle Isle, in James River. Petersburg Railroad Bridge is shown at right, with Confederate Capitol on hill beyond. Wood engraving from Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, March 25, 1865." Postcard number: S-33887-1.
Contributor:Valentine Museum
Provider:Mayer Post Card Company
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Roanoke
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Zone :James River
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virgina
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Geographical subject – District:Belle Isle
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Prisoners of war
Military camps
Railroad bridges
Petersburg Railroad Company
Wood engravings
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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