Stereograph of deceased Confederate soldiers near a fence at Antietam, Maryland

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2 images
Photograph by
Gardner, Alexander, Scottish, 1821 - 1882
Printed by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865
Medium
albumen and silver on paper, cardboard, and adhesive
Dimensions
H x W: 3 3/8 × 6 7/8 in. (8.6 × 17.5 cm)
Type
stereographs
Place depicted
Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date
1862
Description
This albumen print stereograph shows the bodies of two (2) deceased Confederate soldiers lying in front of a fence on the battlefield at Antietam, Maryland. A piece of clothing or a blanket lies in the right foreground. The print is mounted on yellow cardboard with a rounded square frame and a central divider that have an embossed design. The reverse of the mount is blank.
Topic
African American
Military
Photography
Slavery
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number
2015.222.20
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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