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Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) "Breast work on Left wing Round top Getezsburg [Gettysburg]."

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03029.21 Author/Creator: Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Place Written: Gettysburg, [Pa.] Type: Photographs Date: [1861-1865] Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Shows a lone man in a straw hat (perhaps Brady) amongst fallen trees and a crude stone fortification.

People: Brady, Mathew B., ca. 1823-1896.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Battle of Gettysburg, Civil War, Military History, Battle, Fortification

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