Charge of Hooker's Corps near the Dunker Church

Creator:
Edwin Forbes (1839-1895)

Brigadier General Joseph Hooker's troops rush toward unseen Confederate forces in this reproduction of a piece by American artist Edwin Forbes.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0022
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Maryland Heights: Siege of Harper's Ferry

Date:
1863
Creator:
William MacLeod (1850-1929)

A reproduction of an oil on canvas painting. Troops idle about during the Battle of Harpers Ferry, Virginia, on September 12-15, 1862. Original in the collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. Genevieve Plummer.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0023
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

The 17th Regiment Penna Volunteers - Col. Patterson - Crossing The Monocassie River

Creator:
A. Lawrie

A reproduction of a painting in which troops under Colonel Francis E. Patterson, Robert O. Tyler, and William A. Leech cross the Monocacy River on the way to the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862).

Description (physical):

H: 6 3/4", W: 9 5/8"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0024
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Spot On Maryland Heights Where The Union Troops Surrendered

Creator:
Alfred R. Waud (1828-1891)

Reproduction of sketch. On September 12-15, 1862, Union and Confederate forces confronted one another at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. On the final day of battle, the Union Col. Dixon S. Miles began to doubt that reinforcements from Gen. George B. McClellan would arrive in time and surrendered. After deciding to surrender, he was mortally wounded by an artillery shell.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10". Original: Pencil on buff paper touched with whit. H: 5 3/8", W: 10 3/8"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0025
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Dunker Church Dead

Creator:
Walton Taber

Reproduction of a sketch of a photograph of Confederate dead near Dunker Church after the Battle of Antietam. Early in the battle on September 17, 1862, General George B. McClellan concentrated his forces on this church in an attempt to prevent General Robert E. Lee's Confederates from advancing further into northern territory.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0027
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Fighting Around Dunker Church At Antietam

A reproduction of a painting depicting a Union charge near Dunker Church early in the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862).

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0030
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

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

Antietam Casualties

Creator:
Walton Taber

Reproduction of a work depicting officers riding by a wagon of casualties from the Battle of Antietam.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0032
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Union Charge, Antietam

Creator:
Walton Taber

Reproduction of a work depicting a Union charge. Artist Walton Taber drew with such precision that the viewer can detect the fear in the advancing soldiers' eyes. In the mid-left section of the work, a fallen soldier lies dead. To the right-hand side, another man grabs his head in pain as he is struck by a musketball.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0033
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Skirmish Between Brooklyn 14th And 300 Rebel Cavalry

Creator:
Alfred R. Waud (1828-1891)

In this reproduction of a sketch, Union and Confederate soldiers engage in fierce combat in close quarters. This confrontation occurred at the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862).

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0035
Institution:
American Heritage Archives