Sunday, June 15, 2008
This photograph was taken at the Siege of Petersburg in the Civil War. It shows a military telegraph wagon used by Union troops in the area. Tents in a military camp can be seen in the background. Interesting to note the "ghost like" figure in the left of the photograph. I assume this was due to an accidental double exposure. It was on this day, June 15, in the year 1864, that the Siege of Petersburg began.