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

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

Bible Belonging To Mrs. Judith Carter Henry

Date:
c. 1820

BIBLE BELONGING TO MRS. JUDITH CARTER HENRY. RED MOROCCO LEATHER COVER WITH EXTENDED FLAP & TONGUE FASTENS IN SLIT ON FRONT COVER.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Paper. H: 14.0, W: 9.2, D: 4.4 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 424
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Box Candle Lantern

Date:
c. 1860

BOX CANDLE LANTERN WITH 4 HINGED SHUTTERS ON FRONT FOR NIGHT SIGNALING. CIRCULAR BRASS BASE EXTENDS ON CENTRAL SPRING LOADED CANDLE TUBE TO FORM HANDLE. HEAVY BRASS WIRE BAIL; ARCHED TOP COVER OVER CHIMNEY WITH 2 BRASS PLATES MARKED: WALTON MANUFACTURING/COMPANY/NEW YORK", "39"." Origin: NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Brass. H: 38.0, W: 20.0, D: 13.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 567
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Daguerreotype Of Brigadier General Turner Ashby, C.s.a.

Date:
June 1862

CASED DAGUERREOTYPE OF BRIGADIER GENERAL TURNER ASHBY, C.S.A. IMAGE BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN TAKEN AFTER DEATH, JUNE 6, 1862, NEAR HARRISONBURG, VA. WOOD FRAME CASE WITH EMBOSSED LEATHER EXTERIOR (WORN & TAPED AT EDGES); BRASS CLASP; RED VELVET INTERIOR COVER LINING; GOLD INTERIOR FRAME, OVAL GLASS PLATE IMAGE. Origin: VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Metal, Wood, Glass. L: 7.6, W: 6.5, T 1.5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 840
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park