Image ID: AANS


by Russell (Andrew J.)



Negative Size:

8 in. x 11 in.


anvil; limber; traveling forge

Military Units:

US Army


ambulance wagon; freight wagon


Chrysler Museum of Art; Library of Congress; Metropolitan Museum of Art; National Archives; USAMHI – MOLLUS collection

Locations & Lines:

City Point VA; Commissary Depot and Bakery (City Point VA) ; Virginia

Library of Congress says: Wagons with caisson in foreground, probably at a Civil War military camp.

Chrysler Museum says: Quartermaster’s Depot, City Point. [July 1864. This photograph views the storage and transport of goods in wheeled wagons and carts. There are several pictured here in the center and are all lined up in a row of a field. Behind the wagons are quite a few buildings lined up in rows. The text below reads “Quartermaster’s Depot City Point, Va.]

Probably the Commissary Depot and Bakery in background.

Etched on negative then smudged over: July 5th, 1865.