Sites of Union Army occupation on the James River near Petersburg VA in 1864 are the subjects of pages recently added to the NYS Museum website at <>.  Four pages of images and an introductory essay begin at <> and reveal aspects of the City Point complex, Westover, Harrison's Landing, Fort Pocahontas, and other locations as seen through the eyes of twenty-three-year old Edward Lamson Henry.  Henry (1841-1919) later became one of America's most prolific genre artists.  This collection of some three dozen images also includes views of Washington DC, Fairfax VA, and the send-off for the 20th USCT regiment in NYC in 1864.

Ron Burch
Curator, Art and Architecture
NYS Museum, 3097 CEC
Albany, NY 12230

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