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Fowx, Egbert Guy (ca. 1821-1889) [Photograph of Federal soldiers lined up for review]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0073 Author/Creator: Fowx, Egbert Guy (ca. 1821-1889) Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: circa 1863 Pagination: 1 albumen : b&w ; 35.5 x 43.2 cm.

Summary of Content: One undated photograph e of Union soldiers lined up in front of a camp for review taken by Egbert Guy Fowx. An officer stands to the far left of the group, facing the troops. Sibley tents behind the troops on the left side of the image. A-frame tents behind the troops in the distance to the rear of the image. Blue and black graphite markings present on the image.

People: Fowx, Egbert Guy, 1821-1889

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesMilitary CampMilitary PersonnelMilitary MobilizationsMilitary UniformsUniforms

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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