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

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1862-12-15
place made
United States: Virginia, Fredericksburg
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 13/32 in x 7 in; 8.636 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
1988.3071.0069
catalog number
1988.3071.0069
accession number
1988.3071
subject
Civil War
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Civil War
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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