National Geographic : 1965 Apr
Symbol of Union strength, City Point, Virginia, overflows with supplies brought in by a fleet of ships (right). Eighteen trains a day carried the provisions to trench-bound Federal troops at Petersburg. This contemporary painting shows officers' cabins and hospital tents crowding the headland, where the Appomattox and James MAITHEW BRADY, LIBRAHY Ut LUNtKt A moment with the family. General Grant's wife Julia and youngest son Jesse visit him in the doorway of his cabin at Appomattox Manor, City Point.