"Army Blacksmith and Forge, Antietam, Sept., 1862"

Each battery of artillery and each squadron of cavalry were provided with a forge, mounted on heavy wheels. This forge travelled with the army, and the artificer in charge of the forge attended to shoeing the horses, and repairing the iron-work of the gun-carriages and baggage-wagons.

Date:
September, 1862
Original Format:
Stereocard
Item#:
MES12793
Photographer:
Alexander Gardner
Height:
4292px
Width:
7500px
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