Image ID: AAHE


by Russell (Andrew J.)



Negative Size:

14 in. x 17 in.


Barbette carriage (center pintle-iron); cannon; rammer staff; Rodman gun; sponge staff

Locations & Lines:

Alexandria VA; Battery Rodgers (Alexandria VA); Virginia

Military Units:

US Military Railroads (USMRR); US Army

Structures & Establishments:

USMRR Wharf (Alexandria VA)


Colgate University; Gilder Lehrman Institute; Huntington Library; Library of Congress

Russell, United States Military Railroad Photographic Album. No. 246. – FIFTEEN INCH GUN AT BATTERY RODGERS, Alexandria, Va. May 18, 1864.

The print at the Huntington Library has a handwritten title on the mount: Water Battery (400 Pounder) Alex Va.

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