Camp Brightwood, D.C.--Contrabands in 2nd R.I. Camp
Capt. B.S. Brown (left); Lt. John P. Shaw, Co. F 2nd Regt. Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry (center); and Lt. Fry (right) with African American men and boy.
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Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.170).
General information about the Gladstone collection is available at, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.gld
Exhibited: "With Malice Toward None : The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2009.
The single best source for Civil War photographs is the U.S. Library of Congress, which holds the core collections of original Civil War documentary ... The majority of the ambrotypes and tintypes are portraits by unidentified photographers of Civil War soldiers, primarily Union soldiers.