"Brady Gallery" Civil War Photograph of Officers and 20,000 Pound Mortar Cannons
Category: Civil War
Item Number: 11903
Civil War Brady Gallery
Civil War Photograph from Brady's Album Gallery, dated 1862 Titled on verso: "Brady's Album Gallery No. 375 - Battery No. 4 - Near Yorktown, Mounting 10 13-inch Mortars, each weighing 20,000 pounds. East South End." The soldiers are dwarfed standing next to the huge 20,000 pound mortars. An impressive image of union soldiers in uniform with kepi, arms against 3 giant mortar cannons. copyright on bottom of mount reads "1862, Barnard & Gibson," one light, vertical crease at middle. Otherwise in very good condition.