The Other image is owned by a Museum. Nobody else has this Photo but me. I Priced this at what I think to be an extraordinary value. Please research this event on the Internet and you will find a similar picture by Mathew Brady. I may list more Civil War items soon please keep updated with my listings if I decide to but I do not want to.This is a Military Photo the stamp is raised off the Photo Us Army , it is a Classic Brady Photo of a Historic event. You will NEVER see this Civil War Photo Again. City Point Wharf During the ten-month siege of Petersburg during the American Civil War, City Point served as the main supply center for Ulysses S. Grant also kept his headquarters there for most of the campaign, from June 1864 until March 1865.
This photograph shows the munitions and coal wharf that was built to replace the one that was destroyed in August 1865 by a bomb placed by Confederate agents. In the foreground, caissons and artillery have been unloaded onto the ordnance and munitions wharf while, to the left, coal has been unloaded from a schooner and barge onto the coal wharf.
There are a number of people in the photograph, but their images are blurred by the long exposure time. The photographer, Captain Andrew J.Russell, was the official photographer of the United States Military Railroad and one of the few military photographers in the Union army. I was offered more and did not take it that is the truth , this is not something you see everyday from the Civil War , I have very low exposure only 10 Views as of 9/4. The item "RARE MATHEW BRADY PHOTO CIVIL WAR WHARF AT CITY POINT EXPLOSION ORIGINAL" is in sale since Monday, September 3, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Reenactment & Reproductions\Photographs". The seller is "treasurevault88" and is located in Forked River, New Jersey.
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