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Russell, Andrew J. (1830-1902) [Effect of explosion of shell near Fredericksburg, Va.]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03093 Author/Creator: Russell, Andrew J. (1830-1902) Place Written: Fredericksburg, Virginia Type: Photograph Date: circa 1862 Pagination: 1 albumen : b&w ; 55 x 43 cm.

Summary of Content: Untitled image showing General Herman Haupt leaning against a stump and surveying the damage to artillery caissons caused by a shell. The caissons lie in wreckage next to the dead mules who had hauled them. The image is damaged on left margin of negative.

Background Information:

People: Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902
Haupt, Herman, 1817-1905

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Battle of FredericksburgCivil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion GeneralWartime Pillaging and DestructionArtilleryBattle

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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