Lot 27    

Civil War Photographs of Union Troops in the Field
6/23/2011 - American History, Including the Civil War
Lot of 5 anonymous albumen photographs. Each measures approx. 5 x 7.75 in., mounted on stiff blue card stock, approx. 9 x 12 in. Direct contact positives, possibly printed during the war and mounted later. Includes 2 photographs of members of the 170th New York Infantry, as identified in pencil on verso, posed on a hillside with their camp in the distance; 2 photographs of a company of the 139th Pennsylvania, as identified in pencil on verso, posed in a "square" with fixed bayonets; and a photograph of the Pontoon Bridge Over the James River at Deep Bottom, which was built in advance of the Richmond-Petersburg campaign in 1864.

Condition:  
Images retain good tones; overall some very light, even toning.
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