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Guide to the Colonel George W. Bradley Collection of Civil War Photographs
1864-1865, undated
  PR 218

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Collection processed by Sandra Markham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 01, 2011
Description is in English.

Scope and Content Note

The Colonel George W. Bradley Collection of Civil War Photographs holds forty-nine albumen photographs that document military installations in Virginia. The photographs are primarily of the Army of the Potomac supply depot at City Point and the nearby Army of the James hospital at Point of Rocks, though the collection contains other military scenes in Virginia. The photographs are arranged in four series: Series I. City Point; Series II. Point of Rocks; Series III. Aikins Landing; and Series IV. Miscellaneous Views. Series I through III are in the same format, prints of approximately 8.5 by 11 inches fixed to heavy paper mounts of approximately 13 by 15 inches.

Arrangement

Photographs are arranged in four series:

  1. Series I: City Point on the James and Appomattox Rivers, Virginia
  2. Series II: Point of Rocks on the Appomattox River, Virginia
  3. Series III: Aikins Landing on the James River, Virginia
  4. Series IV: Miscellaneous Views by Bostwick Brothers