Confederate Soldier Slain at Gettysburg

This Gardner print, taken on July 5 or 6, 1863, shows the remains of a Confederate soldier lying in a field adjoining Rose Woods. Note the severed hand and the opened body cavity. Note also the carefully placed rifle with bayonet attached. This is one of the most horrifying images of the entire Civil War.

Date:
July 05, 1863 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Photographic Print
Item#:
MES00025
Photographer:
Alexander Gardner
Height:
996px
Width:
1029px
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