Siege of Yorktown

Pickets conversing before Yorktown

Black and white illustration from Harper's Weekly (May 17, 1862) of Union and Rebel pickets conversing with each other as they hide among the trees.

Caption: Pickets conversing before Yorktown – a common scene. – Sketched by Mr. Mead of the Vermont Brigade. – (See page 315 [for related story].)

Source: Illustration from Harper's Weekly, May 17, 1862, page 311.

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