Sketch with caption “Fort Steadman from Confederate Lines,” attributed to Conrad Wise Chapman. Ft. Stedman was part of the defenses of Petersburg, Virginia in 1864 and 1865. At the time of this sketch, Chapman was an ordnance sergeant in the 59th Virginia Infantry, CSA. Ca. 1864, Item # 2001.0703.53, 24 x 16 cm.
Fort Steadman, Fort Stedman, Conrad Wise Chapman, 59th Virginia Infantry, Petersburg defenses