Burnside Bridge (sketch)

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Burnside Bridge (sketch)

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Title:  

Burnside Bridge (sketch)
Creator:
Edwin Forbes (1839-1895)

Content Description: 

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."

Physical Description: 

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0036

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