THE CIVIL WAR
General McClellan's Tent, Yorktown, Virginia

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Collection Emelia Scloerb Guenther
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Description Albumen print on carte de visite stock with printed gold border of McClellan's Headquarters. MARKS, Front: Entered according to an Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by Barnard & Gibson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia.
MARKS, back: Brady's Album Gallery./No. 350/General McClellan's Tent,/Camp Winfield Scott, Near Yorktown, May 1, 1862
Year Range from 1862
Event Civil War
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1862
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Neg # 12029
Notes View of General George B. McClellan's wall tent at Camp Winfield Scott, near Yorktown, Virginia. The General's large size hospital wall tent is in the center of the image and is covered with a tent fly. In the left foreground is a Sibley tent with two soldiers posed in front and two sitting in the right foreground. Beyond a line a trees can be seen other headquarters tents.
Object ID P2000.28.94
Object Name carte de visite
People McClellan, George Brinton
Place Yorktown, VA
Print size 4 " x 2 1/2"
Subjects Civil War
Camps
Tents
Headquarters
Generals
Soldiers
Title General McClellan's Tent, Yorktown, Virginia
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