Antietam, Md. Antietam Bridge On The Sharpsburg-Boonsboro Turnpike

Date:
September 1862
Creator:
Alexander Gardner, (1821-1882)

This photograph shows one of the bridges that spans Antietam Creek. On September 17, 1862, Union forces suffered heavy losses as they tried to cross Antietam Creek and overwhelm the Confederate Army.

Description (physical):

Glass, wet collodion

Location:
10 1st St SE Washington,District of Columbia 20003
Identifier:
LC-DIG-cwpb-03889
Institution:
Library of Congress

Antietam, Maryland. Picnic Party At Antietam Bridge

Date:
Sep22, 1862
Creator:
Alexander Gardner, (1821-1882)

This image, published just days after the Battle of Antietam, depicts a small picnic party on Antietam Creek.

Description (physical):

Glass, stereograph; wet collodion

Location:
10 1st St SE Washington,District of Columbia 20003
Identifier:
LC-DIG-cwpb-00251
Institution:
Library of Congress