Seeing the Civil War


Image ID: ABEO


by Russell (Andrew J.)



Negative Size:

10 in. x 13 in.

Locations & Lines:

City Point VA; City Point & Army Line Railroad (CP&AL); James River; Virginia

Military Units:

US Military Railroads (USMRR); US Army

Structures & Establishments:

Coal Wharf (City Point VA) ; Magazine and Ordnance Wharf (City Point VA)


brigantine; schooner


National Archives; USAMHI – MOLLUS collection; Virginia Historical Society

Printed label affixed to original prints: MAGAZINE WHARF, AT CITY POINT, November 1, 1864.

Extension of coal wharf under construction, lumber-filled transport docked at Ordinance wharf.

Etched onto negative: No. 1. Magazine Wharf City Pt.

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