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Point Lookout: 1863

Point Lookout: 1863

Circa 1863. "Union officer at Point Lookout, Tennessee, with cavalry saber." Quarter-plate tintype, hand-colored, by Royan and James Birney Linn, brothers from Ohio following the Army of the Cumberland. After the battles of Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge they set up a studio near Point Lookout. Liljenquist Family Collection, Library of Congress. View full size.

 

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