The charge across the Burnside Bridge--Antietam


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Title - caption or label given by the creator

The charge across the Burnside Bridge--Antietam

Creator - photographer or artist

Forbes, Edwin, 1839-1895, artist

Date Created

Sept. 17, 1862

Abstract - summary of image contents

Forbes' depiction of the Union attack on the Lower Bridge showing Union troops charging across the bridge.

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


Spatial Coverage - the place depicted (geographical location)

scene from the Battle of Antietam, near Sharpsburg, Maryland

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pencil drawing

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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

- Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.1.39)
- Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

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