Siege of Yorktown

Charge of the First Massachusetts Regiment

Black and white illustration from Harper's Weekly (May 17, 1862) showing the First Massachusetts Regiment charging toward a group of Confederate soldiers.

Caption: Charge of the First Massachusetts Regiment on a rebel rifle pit near Yorktown.—Sketched by Mr. W. Homer.—(See page 315 [for related story].)

Source: Illustration from Harper's Weekly, May 17, 1862, page 309.

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Last Updated: July 10, 2012