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French & Co. Camp 20th Miss (Col) Regt [illegible] Vicksburg below the City 1863

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0096 Author/Creator: French & Co. Place Written: Vicksburg, Mississippi Type: Photograph Date: 1863 Pagination: 1 albumen print ; 26.2 x 30.8 cm.

A print of a photograph of a camp of Confederate soldiers near Vicksburg, MS. Title taken from inscription on recto. Stamp of "French & Co., photographers, Vicksburg, Miss." Soldiers visible throughout camp, some in small formations, others standing individually. Entrenchments and shebangs are visible in the foreground. Soldiers' barracks in background and river is visible to the left. The 20th Mississippi was stationed at Vicksburg for most of the siege.

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