Burying The Dead

Creator:
Walton Taber

A reproduction of a work depicting a Union burial team after the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862).

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0038
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Bloody Lane

Creator:
Walton Taber

A reproduction of a work depicting Union dead in a trench after the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862). Inspired by a photograph taken after the battle (see 2010.0002.0050).

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0039
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

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

Carte-de-visite

Tintype portrait of Civil War soldier with Army blanket flung over shoulders with hands clasped over each other. Image is taped to the backside of a CDV card stock with an oval opening at the center. Card is trimmed in gold.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.1229
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

A Lone Grave On The Battlefield Of Antietam

Date:
September 1862

Soldiers stand around a leafless tree and a small headstone after the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862).

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0029
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Bloody Lane

Date:
September 1862
Creator:
Alexander Gardner

Casualties from the Battle of Antietam. The battle, which left 23,000 men dead or wounded, is known as the single bloodiest day in American history.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0028
Institution:
American Heritage Archives