Petersburg, Virginia Officers of the 1st Massachusetts Cavalry at Army of the Potomac headquarters.

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Petersburg, Virginia Officers of the 1st Massachusetts Cavalry at Army of the Potomac headquarters. LOC Summary: Unknown; Capt. Edward A. Flint, Capt. Charles Francis Adams, Jr., Lt. George H. Teague. Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the siege of Petersburg, June 1864-April 1865. Date Created/Published: 1864 August. Civil War pictures provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative : glass, wet collodion.


First Mass Cavalry Officers

The unidentified officer seated on the left (and in an earlier image) is in all probability Lieutenant and later Captain James A. Baldwin. Evidence can be found in the identified photo of Baldwin that appears opposite page 234 of Crowninshield's regimental history which is available on line.