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Armstead, George (fl. 1861-1865) Depot at Stevenson, Ala.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0020 Author/Creator: Armstead, George (fl. 1861-1865) Place Written: Stevenson, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 1861-1865 Pagination: 1 albumen print ; 27.9 x 22.9 cm.

A print of a photograph taken between 1861 and 1865 in Stevenson, Alabama. The photograph shows a large contingent of men, most likely soldiers, standing in front of the building at the Stevenson Railway Depot. Three men stand in the foreground in front of the others. The depot was built in 1852 and rebuilt in 1872, the second structure still stands and as of 2017 serves as a museum. On the verso: a purple ink inscription on adhered tag: "No 10. Depot at Stevenson, Ala. with troops and citizens."; graphite inscriptions: "Use for Chattanooga article identify figures Brig Gen'l. Logan," "10 Armistead," and "111"; twice stamped "Art Department, The Century Co., 33 East 7th St., New York City"; blue pencil "1255" in box; red pencil "138"; and black ink inscription "Lookour [illegible] #19." A mounted albumen print.

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