THE CIVIL WAR
Fort Totten, Washington, D.C.

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Collection Emelia Scloerb Guenther
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Albumen print on carte de visite stock with printed gold border of the "Fort Totten".
MARKS, back: Brady's Album Gallery./No. 416/Fort Totten, Near Washington
Year Range from 1862
Event Civil War
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1866
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Neg # 23462
Notes Interior view of the Fort Totten, part of the defences around Washington, D.C. A man is standing on the parrapet at left (possibly Andrew Gibson of Mathew Brady's photographic staff), a group of officers stands at right, three gun crews are manning heavy artillery pieces at the walls and a squad is at attention near a wooden structure (magazine) in the center of the fort.
Object ID P2000.28.87
Object Name carte de visite
Place Washington, DC
Print size 4 " x 2 1/2"
Subjects Civil War
Forts & fortifications
Artillery (Troops)
Artillery (Weaponry)
Magazines (Military buildings)
Title Fort Totten, Washington, D.C.
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