Aiken's Landing, Virginia African-American soldiers resting near the Aiken house, view looking toward the house.

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Aiken's Landing, Virginia African-American soldiers resting near the Aiken house, view looking toward the house. LOC Summary: Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Army of the James, June 1864-April 1865. Shows forty African American soldiers sitting and standing on a slight hill. Date Created/Published: 1864 ca. Nov. Photo of the Civil War provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative (2 plates) : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.