The Hagerstown Turnpike

Creator:
Walton Taber

A reproduction of a work depicting dead Confederate soldiers after the Battle of Antietam.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0041
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Incident On The Antietam Battlefield

Creator:
Frank H. Schell (1834-1909)

Dead and wounded soldiers cower in a cornfield after the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862).

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0042
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

Antietam, Dead Confederate Artillery

Date:
September 1862

A trench holds the bodies of numerous dead Confederate cavalrymen. Two soldiers look on from the edge of the trench.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0050
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Union Signal Tower

Union soldiers pose atop a wooden signal tower at the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862).

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0034
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Union Charge, Antietam

Creator:
Walton Taber

Reproduction of a work depicting a Union charge. Artist Walton Taber drew with such precision that the viewer can detect the fear in the advancing soldiers' eyes. In the mid-left section of the work, a fallen soldier lies dead. To the right-hand side, another man grabs his head in pain as he is struck by a musketball.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0033
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Confederate Wounded After Antietam

Creator:
Walton Taber

Reproduction of a sketch of a cartload of wounded Confederate soldiers after the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862.

Description (physical):

H: 5 9/16", W: 9 3/16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0015
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Truce To Care For Dead And Wounded

Date:
October 25, 1862
Publisher/Studio:
Harper's Weekly

Reproduction of a sketch that originally appeared in Harper's Weekly. Two officers shake hands, signalling a truce to care for casualties on both sides. This scene purportedly took place during Lee's invasion of Maryland, known as the Antietam Campaign, in 1862.

Description (physical):

H: 8 1/8", W: 10

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0016
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Union Scouts Observing Lee's Army Crossing Potomac Before Antietam

Reproduction of a landscape painting depicting Union scouts doing reconnaissance work in the lead-up to the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862.

Description (physical):

H: 8 1/8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0018
Institution:
American Heritage Archives