Antietam, Maryland. Burying the dead Confederate soldiers


Type - photograph or illustration


Title - caption or label given by the creator

Antietam, Maryland. Burying the dead Confederate soldiers

Creator - photographer or artist

Gardner, Alexander (1821 - 1882)

Date Created

September 1862

Abstract - summary of image contents

Image of soldiers burying the dead at Antietam

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

soldiers, landscape

Spatial Coverage - the place depicted (geographical location)

Antietam Battlefield near Sharpsburg, Maryland

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: Burying the dead, after the Battle of Antietam.
- Two plates form left (LC-B811-561B) and right (LC-B811-561A) halves of a stereograph pair.
- Corresponding print is in LOT 4168.
- Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

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