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Troops building bridges across the north fork of the Rappahannock in the vicinity of Fauquier Sulphur Springs, Va., by Timothy H. O’Sullivan in August 1862. It is highly likely that the fellow on the right is the photographer, O’Sullivan.  This is the fifth photo I’ve found in this period of time – July and August [...]

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(click on image to view larger version) Head Quarters, DEPARTMENT OF SOUTH-WESTERN VIRGINIA, Salt Sulphur Springs, August..........1862. GENERAL ORDERS, No. By direction of the General Commanding is hereto appended a list of those absent without leave from the 2nd Brigade of this Command. All such absentees are ordered to report to their respective Regiments, Battalions [...]

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Bull Run, Va. New bridge built by McDowell's engineers; photographer's wagon at left. Library of Congress image. Photo taken by Timothy H. O’Sullivan, August, 1862. _____________________ O’Sullivan appears to have included himself in some of his photos.  I remembered having seen this particular wagon in another image recently, which turned out to have been taken [...]

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Library of Congress image. Title: Soldier's dummies and quakers, left in the works at Harrison's landing. Alfred Waud, the artist, wrote on the back, “The soldiers tell me there was a number of these bogus guns and figures, and their appearance kept the enemy from the camp for some time after it was evacuated. The [...]

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Library of Congress image: Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with rifleman buttons. Medium: sixth-plate ambrotype, hand-colored ; 9.5 x 8.3 cm (case) Donated to the Library of Congress 2012 by Tom Liljenquist; Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs. The Last Full Measure: The Liljenquist Family Collection. ________________ Image edited for fade correction and clarity.  [...]

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Library of Congress image: Unidentified soldier in Union uniform. Donated to the Library of Congress 2012 by Tom Liljenquist; Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs. The Last Full Measure: The Liljenquist Family Collection. ________________ Image edited for fade correction and clarity.  MpG

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Cedar Mountain, Va. Family group before the house in which Gen. Charles S. Winder (C.S.A.) died. Cedar Mountain, Virginia. Photo taken by Timothy H. O’Sullivan. Library of Congress image.   Charles Sidney Winder (October 18, 1829 – August 9, 1862), was a career United States Army officer and a Confederate general officer in the American [...]

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The battle at Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9th, 1862 Charge of Crawford's Brigade on the right. Published by Currier & Ives, [between 1862 and 1872] Print caption: Between the Corps d'armée of Genl. Banks, constituting a part of the Army of Virginia, under Genl. Pope and a vastly superior number of the Rebels under Elwell and [...]

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  Library of Congress image: Edwin Chamberlain of Company G, 11th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment in sergeant's uniform with guitar. Donated to the Library of Congress 2010 by Tom Liljenquist; Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs. The Last Full Measure: The Liljenquist Family Collection.

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This photograph, by photographer Alexander Gardner in August 1862 at Harrison’s Landing, Va., is of members of the U.S. Military Academy class of 1860.  Unfortunately, the Library of Congress image page  does not have names for any of the individuals nor could I find any further information in an online  image search.

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  Library of Congress image:Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket in front of painted backdrop showing American flag and column pedestal, donated to the Library of Congress 2012 by Tom Liljenquist; Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs. The Last Full Measure: The Liljenquist Family Collection.

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Lt. Col. Samuel W. Owen, 3d Pennsylvania Cavalry, caught napping by photographer Alexander Gardner in August 1862 at Westover Landing, Va.. Library of Congress image from Civil War glass negative collection. ________ From Antietam on the Web: Before the Antietam Campaign: A tailor by trade, with a successful business in Washington DC, Owen was among [...]

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faces out of time 012       Library of Congress image: Unidentified young soldier in Confederate infantry uniform, possibly drummer boy, donated to the Library of Congress 2012 by Tom Liljenquist; Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs. The Last Full Measure: The Liljenquist Family Collection.

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Library of Congress image: Title: Captain George Riggs Gaither of K Company, 1st Virginia Cavalry Creator(s): Rees, Charles R., photographer Date Created/Published: [between 1861 and 1863] Medium: 1 photograph : half-plate ambrotype, hand-colored ; 15.9 x 12.6 cm (case) Summary: Photo shows identified soldier with arm resting on book at the base of a column; [...]

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