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

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