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rebel yell
11-10-2006, 06:14 PM
Here is a link to a photograph taken in 1864 at Camp Douglas. The POW'S are from the Atlanta campaign. There are so few pictures of soldiers in the Army of Tennessee, or pictures of the Western theater period. I've seen a few of the aftermath at Corinth, MS- a couple of the Lee and Gordon Mill at Chickamauga- and some landscapes of the Atlanta campaign. If anyone knows of any photographs of AOT soldiers in the field or other fresh fish POW pic's I would really appreciate the Info.:cool:

http://www.takearms.com/graphics/civilwar/WestConf.jpg

Rob Weaver
11-14-2006, 05:01 PM
Might just be me, but I couldn't get the link to open.

Richard Schimenti
11-14-2006, 05:59 PM
Nor could I
R. Schimenti, 2nd Kentucky Cav. Co. D ( Morgan's Raiders )

I have seen that photograph many times. Many of the soldiers there were members of the 2nd Kentucky Cav and otheres that were part of the Long Raid with John Hunt Morgan in command

DaveGink
11-15-2006, 12:02 AM
Their site must not allow external linking.

I found the photo however by going to their "Civil War History" pull down menu ... then clicking on "The Uniforms" ... scrolling down to "Photographs of actual uniforms" ... and clicking on the link "Western Theater Confederate photograph".

ScottCross
11-15-2006, 01:28 PM
Here's a link to two of my favorite images:
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?ils:9:./temp/~pp_e4Dn::@@@mdb=fsaall,app,brum,detr,swann,look,g ottscho,pan,horyd,genthe,var,cai,cd,hh,yan,bbcards ,lomax,ils,prok,brhc,nclc,matpc,iucpub,tgmi,lamb

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?ils:14:./temp/~pp_e4Dn::@@@mdb=fsaall,app,brum,detr,swann,look,g ottscho,pan,horyd,genthe,var,cai,cd,hh,yan,bbcards ,lomax,ils,prok,brhc,nclc,matpc,iucpub,tgmi,lamb

ScottCross
11-15-2006, 01:39 PM
Here's a link to another website with images of CS Pows at Rock Island Barracks. I used these images in the booklet I edited and the exhibit I designed for the museum a number of years ago. The quality of the images on the website are not as sharp:
http://www.mvr.usace.army.mil/rockislandhistory/PrisonGallery.htm

Rob Weaver
11-15-2006, 04:53 PM
Here's a link to two of my favorite images:
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?ils:9:./temp/~pp_e4Dn::@@@mdb=fsaall,app,brum,detr,swann,look,g ottscho,pan,horyd,genthe,var,cai,cd,hh,yan,bbcards ,lomax,ils,prok,brhc,nclc,matpc,iucpub,tgmi,lamb

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?ils:14:./temp/~pp_e4Dn::@@@mdb=fsaall,app,brum,detr,swann,look,g ottscho,pan,horyd,genthe,var,cai,cd,hh,yan,bbcards ,lomax,ils,prok,brhc,nclc,matpc,iucpub,tgmi,lamb
Are the soldiers in the foreground wearing overcoats PW's or Federal soldiers?

sumter_guard
11-15-2006, 05:05 PM
Is there any way to post this image here? I would LOVE to see it. Late ware AoT images are tough to come by and this is exciting.

Thanks,
Andrew

DaveGink
11-15-2006, 10:05 PM
Is there any way to post this image here? I would LOVE to see it. Late ware AoT images are tough to come by and this is exciting.

Thanks,
Andrew

This should get you there...

Go to http://www.takearms.com ... click on the "Civil War History" button and scroll down to "The Uniforms" ... then go to "Photographs of actual uniforms" ... and click on the link: "Western Theater Confederate photograph". That's the photo.

sumter_guard
11-16-2006, 01:55 PM
I actually had that image but did not know that they were Atlanta Campaign vets. That makes it even more awesome. Can anyone see the Columbus Depot type jacket being worn?AND, in that group, look at the variety of issue jackets and the amount of civilian clothes present even that late in the war. Very interesting image. There is even some Federal gear present.

andrew

NC5thcav
11-17-2006, 11:58 AM
Some of those troops are wearing NC depot shell jackets, most notably the man sitting inthe front row wearing the kepi. There was a great discussion about this photo on the AC before the crash. The general thought was that they are Texas and North Carolina troops.

madisontigers
11-18-2006, 10:31 AM
Derek,

So, these men are perhaps soldiers of Ector's brigade, which contained mostly Texas regiments, but one NC regiment. Later on in the war, the 39th NC was added to Ector's brigade. Pretty cool stuff!

roundshot
11-18-2006, 10:37 AM
I have seen another description on this that says these men belong to Reynold's Arkansas Brigade. It's said to be with original photo, but I can't vouchsafe this. Six button jackets aren't limited to NC Troops. They are seen on photos of lots of other guys too from various deep South states.

Bob Williams
Pinetops Mess
1st NC Arty

NC5thcav
11-18-2006, 10:23 PM
The AoT was issued NC depot clothing at Dalton before the Atlanta Campaign, so they could be from about any AoT unit. NC sunburst buttons have shown up in several AoT camp sites, and there were only four NC infantry regiments serving in the AoT at that time. There is quite a mix of clothing in the group. It's a great picture.

madisontigers
11-20-2006, 02:54 PM
Derek,

Yes, you are right, only the 29th, 39th,58th, and 60th North Carolina regiments served in the Atlanta campaign. NC buttons have been excavated from possible trash pits around Marietta, GA. I've also found returns from Ector's brigade, and it appears that at certai pints they drew NC clothing. As a note of interest, it is also a possibility thaat this brigade drew 4th pattern style A.N.V. depot flags.
Bob, how are you? I hope everything is going well for you.

madisontigers
11-20-2006, 03:02 PM
I have seen another description on this that says these men belong to Reynold's Arkansas Brigade. It's said to be with original photo, but I can't vouchsafe this. Six button jackets aren't limited to NC Troops. They are seen on photos of lots of other guys too from various deep South states.

Bob Williams
Pinetops Mess
1st NC Arty


Bob, there is Brigadier General Alexander Reynold's brigade,of Carter Stevenson's Dvision, Hood's Corp's during the Atlanta campaign. This brigade, at the time of the Atlanta Campaign, consisted of the 58th NC, 60th NC, 54th Virginia, and the 63rd Virginia. Is it possible that it was indeed this brigade, rather than Daniel Reynold's briagde, which consited of the following regiments:4th Arkansas, 9th Arkansas, 25th Arkansas, and the 1st and 2nd Arkansas mounted rifles?

roundshot
11-20-2006, 03:12 PM
Could indeed be! I haven't seen original inscription so can't be sure, but you may be onto something.

Bob Williams
1st NC Arty

NC5thcav
11-20-2006, 11:24 PM
That would be outstanding, I always want more information on the 58th NC. That would really help with uniform research.