Anecdotes & Images

April 17, 2008

Petersburg, Virginia — The first Federal wagon train entering the town

Filed under: Mike Goad — Mike Goad @ 2:00 am

Long Federal wagon train entering Petersburg VA - Civil War
Photograph of the main eastern theater of war, the siege of Petersburg, June 1864-April 1865.

Photographer – John Reekie

Library of Congress information file and link to digital image file:


  1. Wonderful photo, but the word “Virginia” is spelled incorrectly. That may lead to poor caption searches.

    Comment by Martin Camp — October 31, 2010 @ 3:32 pm

  2. Thanks!. I’ve updated the title. This blog is actually archived. I’m blogging the civil war sesquicentennial at

    Again, thanks

    Mike Goad

    Comment by skedaddle — October 31, 2010 @ 4:27 pm

  3. Looks like what is now Washington street.

    Comment by Jerry Harvell — January 17, 2011 @ 8:16 pm

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