Civil War: Mathew Brady Photo Gallery and related media
Civil War: Mathew Brady
Confederate Dead at Petersburg, Virginia
After a nine-month siege, the Confederates finally abandoned their position outside Petersburg in the spring of 1865. Just a few weeks later, Richmond would fall and Robert E. Lee would surrender at Appomattox.
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