Antietam, Maryland. Col. Turner G. Morehead, 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers


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Antietam, Maryland. Col. Turner G. Morehead, 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers

Creator - photographer or artist

Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer

Date Created

1862 Sept. 19th

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A full-body glass plate negative of Union Colonel Turner Gustavus Morehead in uniform at the Antietam battlefield

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Full-body glass plate negative of soldier in uniform

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Antietam, Maryland

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Glass plate negative

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Library of Congress

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Colonel Turner Gustavus Morehead
(1814 - 1892)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry
On the Campaign-Colonel Morehead and his men were part of the disaster that destroyed Sedgewick's Division of Sumner's Second (II) Army Corps near the West Woods on 17 September.

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