Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

Aquia Creek Landing.

February 12, 2013

Library of Congress,Miscellaneous document sources

Aquia Creek Landing, Va

Embarkation of 9th Army Corps for Fort Monroe

This photograph is by Alexander Gardner. “On February 5, 1863, Sedgwick was succeeded by Maj. Gen. William F. “Baldy” Smith, and on February 12 the corps was ordered to Newport News, where it encamped for a month.” [IX Corps (Union Army) – Wikipedia]

Library of Congress image.

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