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    Alexander Gardner Albumen Photograph of Members of General George B. McClellan's Staff with Servant. 15.75" x 13". Taken sometime in early October 1862 by photographer Alexander Gardner, during President Lincoln's visit following the Union victory at Antietam, nine members of McClellan's staff rest under a tree, with tents in the background. Pictured from left to right are Maj. Henry Francis Clarke, Lt. Col. Albert V. Colburn, Gen. John Buford, Capt. James C. Duane, Surgeon Jonathan Letterman, Maj. Albert J. Myer, Surgeon George Suckley, Inspector General Delos B. Sackett, and Gen. John Gibbon. Behind the men, seated in a chair, is a young black man. This image was published by Mathew Brady. Pencil notation on the verso. Mount is lightly foxed and the image shows areas of staining, particularly along the upper edge and near the lower left corner.

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    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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