Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Incidents of the War. Ruins at Manassas. No. 1. March, 1862.
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0038 Author/Creator: Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Place Written: Manassas, Virginia Type: Photograph Date: March 1862 Pagination: 1 albumen : b&w ; 32.9 x 45.4 cm.
One photograph entitled, "Incidents of the War. Ruins at Manassas," taken by Alexander Gardner dated March 1862. This page was taken from "Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War." Image is of a young boy, a dead horse, and a Federal soldier posed amid the ruins of an enflamed Confederate building and numerous broken wagons left behind from the ensuing evacuation. An abandoned Confederate freight train remains on the tracks on the left side of the photograph.
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