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    PHOTOGRAPH BATTERY NO. 1 NEAR YORKTOWN, VIRGINIA 1862. This photograph is of the best constructed of all the works thrown up for the bombardment of the Confederate lines during the York Peninsula campaign. This battery was located in the orchard of the Farinholt House and was so completely concealed behind the little crest rising from the shore of the York River as to be undistinguishable from the Confederate lines except when the smoke of the guns revealed its existence. This is the image taken by Wood & Gibson May 1862. 9" x 7" mounted on card 15.75" x 12".

    Condition: Fine, nice contrast, light foxing.


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    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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