[Antietam, Md. President Lincoln with Gen. George B. McClellan and group of officers]


Type - photograph or illustration


Title - caption or label given by the creator

[Antietam, Md. President Lincoln with Gen. George B. McClellan and group of officers]

Creator - photographer or artist

Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer

Date Created

October 3, 1862

Abstract - summary of image contents

Photograph from the main eastern theater of the war, Battle of Antietam, September-October 1862. 1. Col. Delos B. Sacket, I.G. 2. Capt. George Monteith. 3. Lt. Col. Nelson B. Sweitzer. 4. Gen. George W. Morell. 5. Col. Alexander S. Webb, Chief of Staff, 5th Corps. 6. Gen. George B. McClellan. 7. Scout Adams. 8. Dr. Jonathan Letterman, Army Medical Director. 9. Unknown. 10. President Lincoln. 11. Gen. Henry J. Hunt. 12. Gen. Fitz-John Porter. 13. Unknown. 14. Col. Frederick T. Locke, A.A.G. 15. Gen. Andrew A. Humphreys. 16. Capt. George Armstrong Custer.

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

soldiers in uniform

Spatial Coverage - the place depicted (geographical location)

Near the Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD

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

Wet collodion negatives

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. 0148
- Title from Milhollen and Mugridge.
- Additional information from Katz, D. Mark. Witness to an era: the life and photographs of Alexander Gardner, 1991.
- Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

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