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The Aquia Creek Landing, Va., wharf is shown with transport and supplies. The Union army used the landing to funnel supplies to the Army of the Potomac. It is located in northern Virginia off the Potomac River.
The Union took control of the landing in February 1863. Its control was contested until then.
This photograph comes from the collections of the Library of Congress.
About This Item
- Title: Aquia Creek Landing, Virginia, ca. 1863
- Creation Date: circa 1863
- Subject Date: circa 1863
- Location: Aquia Creek, VA
- Media: Digital image of glass negative
- Local Code: LC-DIG-cwpb-04100; cwpb 04100 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cwpb.04100
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- United States--Virginia--Aquia Creek Landing
- Government vessels
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies
- Piers & wharves--Virginia--Aquia Creek
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