5 August 1864: “Line of Works occupied by 1st Division”

Item Description: Map dated 5 August 1864, by Herbert E. Valentine. He was a private in Company F of the 23rd Massachusetts Volunteers. Valentine made birds eye view sketches of the towns in which he was stationed, as well as sketches of their principal buildings such as hospitals, churches, warehouses, and private residences that served as military command headquarters and as officers’ quarters.


Item Citation: Vol. 1, Folder 21b-22a, Herbert E. Valentine Papers, #4397, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Item Transcription:

Line of Works occupied by 1st Division 18 Corps

Before Petersburg Va. Aug 5th 1864

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