XVIII Corps parading near the Gibben/Friend stable complex on Harrison's Creek, July 28, 1864.
LC 20472. William Waud . Sketched from the Head Quarters of the 18th Corps. This Regiment is in the 18th Corps and is one of the largest in the service, numbering when it left Washington over three thousand strong. Colonel A.A. Gibson, Major in the 3rd U.S. Artillery commands the regt. Dated from historical sources. "[a]fter inspection, dress parade was had, when a representative of Harper's Weekly made a sketch of the regiment which was published in the paper." (Source: History of the Second Pennsylvania ..., by George W. Ward, 1904 rev. ed., p. 86). This sketch corresponds to an engraving published in Harper's Weekly, Aug. 13, 1864. Illustration published as: "Army of the Potomac : Inspection of the Second Pennsylvania, Colonel Gibson" in Harper's Weekly, v. 8, no. 398 (1864 August 13), p. 516.