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A Civil War Photo Album. Yorktown, Va., vicinity. Headquarters of Gen. George B. McClellan, Camp Winfield Scott.

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1 A Civil War Photo Album

2 Yorktown, Va., vicinity. Headquarters of Gen. George B. McClellan, Camp Winfield Scott

3 Antietam, Md. A cavalry orderly

4 The Arsenal

5 Petersburg, Va. The "Dictator," a closer view

6 "Elmira Cornet Band," Thirty-third Regiment, of the New York State Volunteers, July 1861

7 Washington, D.C. Spectators at side of the Capitol, which is hung with crepe and has flag at half-mast

8 Bealeton, Va. Sutler's tent at Army of the Potomac headquarters

9 City Point, Va. African American army cook at work

10 Alexandria, Va. Cooks in the kitchen of Soldiers' Rest

11 Stockade and prison at Cahawba [sic], Alabama

12 Brandy Station, Va. Dinner party outside tent, Army of the Potomac headquarters

13 Fairfax Court House, Va. House used as a headquarters by Gen. G. B. McClellan and Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard

14 Petersburg, Va. Hospital stewards of 2d Division, 9th Corps, in front of tents

15 Washington, D.C. Patients in Ward K of Armory Square Hospital

16 Photo of Lincoln by Matthew Brady

17 Antietam, Md. President Lincoln with Gen. George B. McClellan and group of officers

18 James River, Va. Sailors relaxing on deck of U.S.S. Monitor

19 Virginia. Newspaper vendor and cart in camp

20 The rebellion, its cause and cure. A meeting for the Free Discussion of the Great Principles involved in the War for the Union will be held at the Wigwam in the village of Haverstraw, on Wednesday Evn'g, Sept. 24th at seven o'clock.

21 View of Atlanta, Georgia, with railroad cars in left foreground

22 Large group of slaves(?) standing in front of buildings on Smith's Plantation, Beaufort, South Carolina

23 Bull Run, Va. Matthews' or the Stone House

24 Postcards You will be writing a postcard home to family and friends. As you write, think about: What the picture shows What side you are on What state you are from Write from that perspective and try to include things you have learned about the Civil War in your writing.

25 Washington, D.C. view across Chain Bridge over the Potomac


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