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  • (GARDNER, ALEXANDER.) Barnard & Gibson

    Manassas Junction (plate 10 from Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War). Washington: Gardner, 1865-66

    This striking view shows the ruins of Manassas, the Rebel stronghold, village, fortifications, and camps which were abandoned in March 1862.

    $2,500

  • (GARDNER, ALEXANDER.) Wood & Gibson

    Inspection of Troops at Cumberlanding [sic], Pamunkey, Virginia (plate 16 from Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War). Washington: Gardner, [1865-66]

    “At Cumberland Landing, one of the most magnificent spectacles ever seen in the army as presented, when the combined forces, massed upon the bank of the river, converted the barren fields as if by magic into an immense city of tents” (Gardner).

    $2,500

  • (GARDNER, ALEXANDER.) O’Sullivan, Timothy

    Commissary Department, Head-Quarters Army of the Potomac (plate 61 from Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War). Washington: Gardner, [1865-66]

    “The commissary at General Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac was nothing less than an immense grocery establishment. Coffee, tea, sugar, molasses, bacon, salt pork, fresh beef, potatoes, rice, flour &c. were always kept on hand in large quantities” (Gardner).

    $2,000

  • (GARDNER, ALEXANDER.) Wood & Gibson

    Battery No. 4, near Yorktown, Virginia (plate 14 from Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War). Washington: Gardner, [1865-66]

    This battery of 13 inch mortars was placed for the bombardment of Yorktown. The high trajectory of the shells permitted the emplacement to be made under a high bank.

    $2,000