Gettysburg - 3rd Day...

Made:
1863-07
photographer:
Alexander Gardner
and
Timothy H O'Sullivan
'Gettysburg - 3rd Day...'
      A photograph of a dead soldier at Devil's Den on the battlefield at Gettysburg in Pennsylvania, America

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'Gettysburg - 3rd Day...' A photograph of a dead soldier at Devil's Den on the battlefield at Gettysburg in Pennsylvania, America
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A photograph of a dead soldier at Devil's Den on the battlefield at Gettysburg in Pennsylvania, America, by Alexander Gardener (1821-1882) from a negative produced by Timothy H O'Sullivan (1840-1882) in July 1863. This photograph is from an album entitled 'Canada and the United States.1867' by John Downes Rochfort (1825-1885), who toured Canada and America in 1867.

A photograph of a dead soldier at Devil's Den on the battlefield at Gettysburg in Pennsylvania, America, by Alexander Gardener (1821-1882) from a negative produced by Timothy H O'Sullivan (1840-1882) in July 1863. This photograph is from an album entitled 'Canada and the United States. 1867' by John Downes Rochfort (1825-1885), who toured Canada and America in 1867.

The Devil's Den was the scene of bitter fighting during the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg. One of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War, over 50,000 men were killed or wounded during three days of fighting.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1995-5001/1/28
type:
photograph
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford