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Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Col. Moorehead [stereocard]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0807 Author/Creator: Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Place Written: Sharpsburg, Md. Type: Photographs Date: 1862/09/19 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Inscription on verso: "Photographic Incidents of the War. No. 586. Col. Moorehead, 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers, on battle field of Antietam, 19th Sept., 1862."


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Union Forces, Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg), Battle

Sub Era: The American Civil War