Bird's Eye View of the City of Annapolis, MD

Date:
1864
Publisher/Studio:
New York, NY: Charles Magnus
Location:
Halsey Street and Essex Circle,California,Ridgecrest,93555
Identifier:
2010.7589.0004
Institution:
U.S. Naval Academy Museum
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Burnside's Attack Toward Sharpsburg

Creator:
Edwin Forbes (1839-1895)

This reproduction of a print by American landscape painter and etcher Edwin Forbes (1839-1895) shows soldiers under the command of Ambrose Burnside fighting at the Battle of Antietam, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17, 1862. Burnside’s failure to perform sufficient reconnaissance on the southern flank of the Union line caused him to attempt to take a bridge (subsequently known as “Burnside’s Bridge”) that was covered by heavy Confederate fire. The resulting impasse contributed to the tactical stalemate in which the battle ended.

Description (physical):

H: 6 1/6", W: 9 5/16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0010
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Burnside Bridge

Creator:
Edwin Forbes (1839-1895)

A reproduction of a painting showing Union forces under Brig. Gen. Ambrose Burnside charging a bridge at the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862. Fighting on the bridge was so fierce and so protracted that the site would subsequently be known as "Burnside Bridge."

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10". Original: H: 9 1/4", W: 12 1/2"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0031
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Burnside Bridge (sketch)

Creator:
Edwin Forbes (1839-1895)

This preliminary sketch for the work "Burnside Bridge" (see 2010.0002.0031) shows Union forces under Brig. Gen. Ambrose Burnside charging a bridge at the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862. Fighting on the bridge was so fierce and so protracted that the site would subsequently be known as "Burnside Bridge."

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0036
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Advance Of 9th New York Zouaves Toward Sharpsburg

Creator:
Edwin Forbes

Reproduction of a work in pencil. Caption reads, "Charge of Burnsides 9th Corps on the right flank of the reel army. Antietam. 3.30 P.M. Sept 17th 1862. 1 The Town of Sharpsburg. 2 The old Lutheran church. 3 9th N.Y. Vols. Hawkins Zouaves. 4 Rebels retreating into the town. 5 Rebel line of battle."

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10". Original in pencil.

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0043
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Battle of Burnside's Bridge

Date:
1888
Publisher/Studio:
Kurz and Allen

Reproduction of a lithograph depicting fighting on Burnside Bridge during the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862).

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10". Original color lithograph.

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0048
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Carte-de-visite

General Burnside in civilian clothing. Brady New York Photo Studio. Napoleonic stance. Hat in left hand at side. Muffdie shot. "Muffdie" refers to the civilian dress.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0132
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier