Siege of Yorktown

New York Excelsior Brigade

Black and white illustration from New York Illustrated News (May 24, 1862) of soldiers from the New York Excelsior Brigade gathered around a campfire during a storm.

Caption: New York Excelsior Brigade encamped in the fields near Yorktown, during the late storm. From a sketch by our special artist. (See page 43 [for related story].)

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, May 24, 1862, page 48.

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Last Updated: July 10, 2012