But as revealed in “,” it is now known that within the David B.Woodbury private collection there is a letter from Woodbury which he penned from Washington, D. to his sister Eliza, dated November 23, 1863, which states in part: “I went to Gettysburg on the 19th with Mr.Nearly a century after their creation, even the state in which the photographs were recorded remained a complete mystery to most of the National Archives curators. Woodbury covering some of the time period Woodbury worked for Mathew Brady. Frassanito, Cobb’s “notes indicate that Woodbury’s papers for July 1863 are missing, and made no specific reference to Woodbury having attended the November 1863 dedication ceremonies.” Two years later, Mr.Frassanito reiterated that “neither Brady, nor any cameramen affiliated with Brady’s firm, are known to have covered the November 1863 dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg.” Because the Woodbury papers remain in private hands and unavailable for research, photo-historians reached a dead end in their quest to determine if Brady or any of his assistants witnessed and attempted to photograph Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.We found no trouble in getting both food and lodging.” Although the owner of that letter has confirmed to me that it does not disclose much more detail about what David B.
See also detail, below, from a different Hanover Junction view in which several soldiers (marked #s 4, 5, 6, 8 & 11) pose in a forward position for the camera with two young boys: E. Frassanito’s analysis, and the more recently gleaned evidence that Brady sent Berger and Woodbury to Gettysburg in November 1863, constitute substantial support for crediting the Hanover Junction series of photographs to Messrs. Why might two Brady men have exposed photographic plates at, of all places, Hanover Junction?"As a hot wife I find the cuckold lifestyle fun and exciting.You never know who you'll meet and hubby always gets a good story or sometimes even a good, close-up view.Burger [sic] the superintendent of the Gallery here.
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No one, as of yet, definitively has identified any November 19, 1863 photos taken by Berger and Woodbury in Gettysburg, but those men may well have taken photographs en route to or returning from the Gettysburg cemetery dedication event. Frassanito has described a series of at least six negatives taken at Hanover Junction, PA, located about 25 miles east of Gettysburg, which are credited in “the earliest surviving identifications” to “Brady & Co.” See examples of two of the negative jackets from the collection of the National Archives, below: The oldest surviving captions from this particular series misidentified them as views of Hanover Junction, Virginia from 1864 or 1865.