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Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Group of 6 officers of 4th regiment (unknown state) artillery

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0445 Author/Creator: Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 photograph 9.4 x 9.9 cm

Summary of Content: Insignia of 4th Regt. artillery on cap. The three men in the front row are seated while the three men in the back row stand. Three of the men are holding their sabers. Numeric notation: "579 XXXV." Inscription on verso: "Gardner."


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesWeaponryUniforms

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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