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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

Summary of Content: 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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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUniforms

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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