Antietam, Md. A cavalry orderly


Type - photograph or illustration


Title - caption or label given by the creator

Antietam, Md. A cavalry orderly

Creator - photographer or artist

Gardner, Alexander (1821 - 1882)

Date Created

September 1862

Abstract - summary of image contents

A cavalry orderly standing with horse near Antietam, Md.

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


Spatial Coverage - the place depicted (geographical location)

Eastern theater of the war, Battle of Antietam

Format - ex: ambrotype, glass plate negative, copy print, etc.

Wet collodion glass plate negative

Rights - a statement of any use restrictions or ownership

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

- Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1977. No. 0150
- Title from Milhollen and Mugridge.
- Corresponding print is in LOT 4172-F.
- Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

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