The Army of the Potomac – The Battle of Charles City Road (Glendale) fought by Generals Heintzelman and Franklin June 30 1862
artist: A. R. Waud
double page wood engraving – matted
Otherwise known as the Battle of Glendale, a village east of Richmond, this battle was the second to last conflict in the "Seven Days Battle" for the Confederate defense of Richmond. The Union forces held off the Confederate forces at Glendale in a rearguard action, as they retreated to Malvern Hill.
condition: centerfold re-enforced – otherwise good
source: Harper’s Weekly
14 x 20 ½″ mat: 18 x 24″
Alfred Waud (1828 – 1891) joined Harper’s from the Illustrated London News in 1861. His detailed Civil War sketches are noted for their dramatic intensity and he is regarded as one of the pre-eminent artist/journalists of the era.