Siege of Yorktown

Advance of the Union troops near Howard's Bridge

Black and white illustration from Leslie's Illustrated News (May 3, 1862) showing the advance of the Union troops near Howard's Bridge.

Caption: The War in Virginia – Advance of the Union troops, near Howard's Bridge and mill, four miles from Big Bethel, on the road to Yorktown. – From a sketch by our special artist, E.S. Hall. – See page 2 [for related story].

Source: Illustration from Leslie's Illustrated News, May 3, 1862, page 12.

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