Dutch Gap Shelter: 1864

Dutch Gap Shelter: 1864

Dutch Gap, Virginia bomb-proof quarters of Major Strong. African-American soldiers out front. Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Army of the James, June 1864-April 1865. Old photos provided by LOC. Original Medium: wet collodion glass negative stereograph. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our American Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.