Image ID: AAFP


by Russell (Andrew J.)



Negative Size:

14 in. x 17 in.



Locations & Lines:

Alexandria VA; Virginia

Military Units:

US Army

Structures & Establishments:

Convalescent Camp (Alexandria VA); Convalescent Camp Barracks (Alexandria VA); Convalescent Camp Headquarters (Alexandria VA)


ambulance wagon


Huntington Library; Library of Congress; National Archives

Russell, United States Military Railroad Photographic Album. No. 230. – CONVALESCENT CAMP, Near Alexandria, Va.

Huntington Library says: Convalescent camp near Alexandria, Va. Photograph shows the entrance to a military hospital facility known as “Camp Misery”. Center building with the words Head Quarters printed above double doors where a small group of men stand. There are two types of ambulances and a family carriage in front of the building with several more men in the road. Behind this scene are rows of white barracks and men. In the foreground there are trees with very few leaves. Title on mount: Convalescent Camp (winter).

Etched onto negative: 494. Convalescent Camp near Alex’a.

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