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Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Twelve officers posed in a clearing

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0448 Author/Creator: Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 photograph 9.8 x 11.1 cm

All appear to be junior officers. Uniform variations suggest they may be from different branches of service (artillery, cavalry and infantry). The seated man on the far left of the second row wears a unique cap. The man in the center of the third row appears to have artillery insignia (cross cannons) on his cap. Inscription on verso: "Gardner." Numeric notation: "695 V."

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