Troops embarking on ship in 63

wilber6150

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I thought this would be a neat picture to examine with troops acting naturally and not posing for the camera...








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Title: [Aquia Creek Landing, Va. Embarkation of 9th Army Corps for Fort Monroe; another view]
Creator(s): Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer Date Created/Published: 1863 February.
Medium: 1 negative : glass, stereograph, wet collodion ; 4 x 10 in.
Summary: Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, Burnside and Hooker, November 1862-April 1863.
 

KeyserSoze

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That would be February 1863. The IXth Corps was ordered to Fortress Monroe briefly before reembarking and heading back north for transfer to Kentucky at Ambrose Burnside's request.
 
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