Siege of Yorktown

Scene at Yorktown

Black and white illustration from New York Illustrated News (May 24, 1862) of soldiers on the fortifications at Yorktown, looking upriver toward Richmond.

Caption: Scene at Yorktown – Looking up York River towards Richmond. Federal gunboats in the distance destroying Rebel craft. Sketched by our special artist, A. Lumley. (See page 42 [for related story].)

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, May 24, 1862, page 37.

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Last Updated: July 10, 2012