Contains printed gilt frame around image., Retrospective conversion record: original entry, edited., Originally part of a McAllister scrapbook of Civil War Views, Places & Events., View of the Union militray training camp. Shows the cavalry troop drilling past rows of tents and tethered horses.
Rosenthal, L. N. (Louis N.), creator
Library Company of Philadelphia Print Dept. *GC - Civil War - Military Camps - B [5779.F.4]
View showing the Civil War camp under the command of Col. R.H. Rush at Old Second Street and Nicetown Lane on the estate of James Logan. In the foreground, soldiers drill on horseback in front of drill sergeants, officers-in-charge, and camp visitors, including men, women, and children. Also shows rows of tents for companies A-K, Conestoga wagons, hitched horses, a flagpole, and a locomotive traveling past the camp in the right background. Also includes the names and ranks of the field and staff officers, and a key to the camps depicted, including the names of the ranking officers, below the image. Officers include Lieut. Col. J.H. McArthur; 1st Major C. Ross Smith; Chaplain Rev. Erben, Surgeon Willliam Moss, and Quartermaster Sergeant Richard M. Sheppard. Company captains include George E. Clymer (G), Joseph Wright (D), and Howard Ellis (K)., Copyrighted by Charles Baum., Philadelphia on Stone, POS 79, Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Bc 54 M 512
Historical Society of Pennsylvania HSP Bc 54 M 512