Photographic War History: The War for the Union; Burial for the Dead

In a somber photograph taken by Timothy O'Sullivan, members of a burial detail in Fredericksburg, Virginia, bury men who died at nearby Union field hospitals, where soldiers wounded in the Wilderness and Spotsylvania were treated.
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph, stereograph
date made
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 3 13/32 in x 7 in; 8.636 cm x 17.78 cm
place made
United States: Virginia, Fredericksburg
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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