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Catalog Number 1983.34.2
Title Big Bethel and its Fortifications
Collection General Collection
Object Type Newspaper
Date 1862
Description/Scope & Content Page of Harper's Weekly, April 26, 1862, page 260, with image of "Big Bethel and its Fortifications, Occupied by Our Troops, april 1861 - Sketched by an Officer of the Topographical Engineers" with features in image numbered: "1. Yorktown. - 2. Camp of hte Union Troops. - 3. Baggage Train of Union Army on Road to Yorktown. - 4. Big Bethel. - 5. Embankments for Infantry. - 6. Battery for four Guns. - 7. Battery for two Guns. - 8. Battery for two Guns. - 9. Battery for two Guns. - 10. Burned Farms. - 11. Road from Hampton, 11 Miles."
Topics Civil War
Battle of Big Bethel
Place Names District02--Bethel
Site--Big Bethel Battlefield
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