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O'Sullivan, Timothy Field where Gen. Reynolds fell, Gettysburg [published by Gardner]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02435 Author/Creator: O'Sullivan, Timothy Place Written: Washington, [D.C.] Type: Photographs Date: 1863/07 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Photograph, not showing Reynold's body, but showing corpses on the field after the battle.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Battle of Gettysburg, Civil War, Military History, Battle, Union Forces, Union General, Death, Best_civil_war_photos

Sub Era: The American Civil War