Guard Mount, Head-Quarters Army of the Potomac

Alexander Gardner, Timothy H. O'SullivanFebruary 1864

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of Union Army soldiers lined up in formation at an encampment. Behind the formation, soldiers are scattered among the tents of the encampment, which extend up a slope towards a tree line.


  • Title: Guard Mount, Head-Quarters Army of the Potomac
  • Creator: Timothy H. O'Sullivan, Alexander Gardner
  • Date Created: February 1864
  • Location Created: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 17.7 × 22.9 cm (6 15/16 × 9 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.944.2.2.5
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, about 1840 - 1882) Alexander Gardner (American, born Scotland, 1821 - 1882)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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