Signal Station On Elk Mountain, Md. Overlooking Battlefield Of Antietam

Date:
October 1862

This image depicts a Union signal station in western Maryland atop Elk Mountain. Both sides controlled the position during the war, but Union soldiers fortified Elk Mountain after the Battle of Antietam.

Description (physical):

Photographic print, albumen silver

Location:
10 1st St SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003
Identifier:
LC-USZC6-52
Institution:
Library of Congress