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Catalog Number 2008.52.6
Title Federal Troops at Hampton, Virginia
Collection Darling Family Collection
Object Type Newspaper
Date August 19, 1862
Description/Scope & Content Page of Harper's Weekly, April 19, 1862, with illustration of "Federal Troops at Hampton, Virginia. --Sketched by an Officer of the Topographical Engineers." Image shows ruins of town of Hampton after fire. Reverse side of page has map: "General Map of the Seat of War in Virginia, Showing the Road to Richmond."
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Topics Civil War
Burning of Hampton (1861)
Peninsula Campaign
Place Names District08--Downtown
Site--Downtown Hampton
Structure--St. John's Church
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