Image ID: ABCW


by Russell (Andrew J.)



Negative Size:

4.5 in. x 10 in. stereo


Barbette carriage (front pintle-iron); cannon; handspike wrench; Parrott Rifle gun; rammer staff; sponge staff

Locations & Lines:

Fort Brady VA; Virginia

Military Units:

1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery; 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery (Company C); US Army


Gilder Lehrman Institute; Library of Congress; Metropolitan Museum of Art; National Archives; Virginia Historical Society

National Archives: Fort Brady on the James River, manned by Company C, 1st Conn. Heavy Artillery. (Battery ready for action)

Library of Congress says: Interior view of Fort Brady, James River, Va., near Dutch Gap Canal.

Virginia Historical Society says: Water Battery near Fort Brady, James River, Virginia, April 1, 1865.

Gilder Lehrman: Fort Brady [Image shows two cannons in a fortified trench, each manned by four soldiers].