Falmouth, Va. Aides de camp to Gen. Joseph Hooker: Capts. William L. Candler, Harry Russell, and Alexander Moore (l to r)

This excellent photograph, taken by Timothy O’Sullivan in April 1863, is in the collection of the Library of Congress.

Captains Candler and Moore, then Lieutenants, were with General Hooker in action at Antietam the previous September.

Russell, late of the 47th New York Infantry (not at Antietam), was appointed Captain and ADC, US Volunteers in October 1862. He resigned shortly after Gettysburg and was again an infantry officer 1864-65.

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