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A Dead Rebel Soldier as He Lay in the Trenches of Fort Mahone
  • Henry Tiebout Anthony, printer
    1814–1884
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
    Edward Anthony, printer
    1818–1888
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • A Dead Rebel Soldier as He Lay in the Trenches of Fort Mahone, 1865
  • 15 Stereographs of the Civil War from the Union Side
  • Where object was made: United States
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8.1 x 15.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 3/16 x 6 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0058.09
Description
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Dead soldier lying on his back with a gun lying across his body. Printed on the reverse: A Dead Rebel soldier, as he lay in the Trenches of Fort Mahone, called by the soldiers “Fort Damnation.” This view was taken the morning after the storming of Petersburgh, Va., April 2d, 1865. No. 3175 Copyright secured