Antietam, Maryland. Gen. Joe Hooker's headquarters


Type - photograph or illustration


Title - caption or label given by the creator

Antietam, Maryland. Gen. Joe Hooker's headquarters

Creator - photographer or artist

Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer

Date Created

1862 Sept.

Abstract - summary of image contents

Image of the Pry House used as a headquarters for Joseph Hooker and a tactical HQ for George B. McClellan.

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


Spatial Coverage - the place depicted (geographical location)

The Pry House at the 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: Gen. Hooker's Headquarters, Battle of Antietam.
- Corresponding print is in LOT 4167-C.
- Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

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