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The Bayonet pictorial section, 10 May 1918

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PICTORIAL SECTION - MAY 10, 1918 THE BAYONET Scenes taken when the Battle of the Crater was fought in the siege of Petersburg during the Civil War. This historic spot is about a mile northwest of Camp. Lee.

W. P. Weilt, of the 210th Pennsylvania volunteers, and his son, Corporal W. A. Weilt, a member of Company B, 305th Engineers, standing at a monument where the elder Weilt went into action.

Marking the entrance to mine which lead to the Crater. ENTRANCE TO MINES 48TH REGT.


The museum on the scene of the action contains hundreds of old relics of all descriptions.