Where Sumner's Corps charged at Antietam


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Title - caption or label given by the creator

Where Sumner's Corps charged at Antietam

Creator - photographer or artist

Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer

Date Created

September 17, 1862

Abstract - summary of image contents

Dead soldiers, horses, and broken gun carriages.

Subject - ex: soldier(s) in uniform, landscape, city street, interior scene, etc.

War Casualties

Spatial Coverage - the place depicted (geographical location)

Antietam Battlefield, near Sharpsburg, Maryland

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This item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States because copyright has expired, but we have not determined its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. You are responsible for your own use.

Source - owner or repository of original or digital image

Library of Congress

Description - notes, provenance, or other information about the image

- Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic War History, 1861-1865.
- Title from item.
- Attributed to Alexander Gardner, based on LC-B811-568.
- Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).
- Original negative is: LC-B811-568.

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