Antietam, Maryland. Dead on battlefield

Item

Type - photograph or illustration

Photograph

Title - caption or label given by the creator

Antietam, Maryland. Dead on battlefield

Creator - photographer or artist

unknown (Alexander Gardner or James Gibson)

Date Created

September 1862

Abstract - summary of image contents

image of dead on the Antietam Battlefield

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

dead soldiers

Spatial Coverage - the place depicted (geographical location)

Antietam Battlefield near Sharpsburg, MD

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

- Caption from negative sleeve: Dead on the Battlefield of Antietam.
- Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

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