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Union sappers at work mining the Confederate defenses at Petersburg, Virginia, July 1864, artist's impression, detail

Scanned by: 
Joseph Williams, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College
Scan date: 
06/22/2013
Notes: 
Cropped, sized, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, August 30, 2014.
Image type: 
engraving
Original caption: 
The Siege of Petersburg - The 48th Penn., Lt-Colonel Pleasants, 9th Army Corps, mining the enemy's works.
Source citation: 
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, August 20, 1864, 337.
Source note: 
Cropped from the larger image, also available here