Siege of Yorktown

Rebel water battery

Black and white illustration from Leslie's Illustrated News (May 24, 1862) showing a Rebel water battery at Yorktown.

Caption: The war in Virginia – Rebel water battery, Yorktown, silenced by the Connecticut battery at Farenhalt's house, Wormsley's Creek, York River, May 3. – From a sketch by our special artist, E.S. Hall.

Source: Illustration from Leslie's Illustrated News, May 24, 1862, page 93.

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Last Updated: July 10, 2012