Interior View of the Confederate Line, at Gracie's Salient

Timothy H. O'Sullivan, Alexander GardnerMay 1865

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the earthworks at Gracie's Salient, a Confederate fortification outside of Petersburg, Virginia. The mounds of earth are adorned with gabions, support walls, fences made of woven tree branches, and chevaux de frise. Poor creek runs past the salient in the foreground.


  • Title: Interior View of the Confederate Line, at Gracie's Salient
  • Creator: Timothy H. O'Sullivan, Alexander Gardner
  • Date Created: May 1865
  • Location Created: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 17.7 × 22.9 cm (6 15/16 × 9 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.944.2.2.36
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, about 1840 - 1882) Alexander Gardner (American, born Scotland, 1821 - 1882)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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