Photo, Print, Drawing President Lincoln on battle-field of Antietam, October, 1862 / Alex. Gardner, photographer.
About this Item
- President Lincoln on battle-field of Antietam, October, 1862 / Alex. Gardner, photographer.
- Photograph shows Abraham Lincoln at Antietam, Maryland, on Friday, October 3, 1862, during his visit to General McClellan, commander of the Army of the Potomac, to encourage "Little Mac" to attack the Confederate Army. Lincoln is posed standing by a chair and facing McClellan with other Union Army officers grouped outside a tent. From left to right: Colonel Delos B. Sacket, Captain George Monteith, Lieutenant Colonel Nelson B. Sweitzer, General George W. Morell, Colonel Alexander S. Webb [Chief of Staff, 5th Corps], General George B. McClellan, Scout Adams, Dr. Jonathan Letterman [Army Medical Director], unidentified soldier, President Abraham Lincoln, Colonel Henry J. Hunt, General Fitz-John Porter, Joseph C. G. Kennedy, Colonel Frederick T. Locke, General Andrew A. Humphreys, and Captain George Armstrong Custer. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 107)
- Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer
Created / Published
- - Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865
- - Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862
- - United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union
- - United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns & battles
- Albumen prints--1860-1870.
- Book illustrations--1860-1870.
- Group portraits--1860-1870.
- Portrait photographs--1860-1870.
- - Illustration in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, [D.C.]: Philp & Solomons, [1865-66], v. 1, no. 23.
- - Title from item.
- - Ostendorf no. 62
- - Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 107.
- - Published in: Viewpoints; a selection from the pictorial collections of the Library of Congress .... Washington : Library of Congress ..., 1975, no. 75.
- - Exhibited: "With Malice Toward None : The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2009.
- 1 photographic print : albumen ; photo 7 x 9 in. on album page 12 x 15 5/8 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Illus. in E468.7 .G2, v. 1, no. 23 (Case Y) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 12544 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.12544
- cph 3g10198 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g10198
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-12544 (digital file from original photograph) LC-USZC4-10198 (color film copy transparency) LC-B8171-7951 (b&w film copy neg.)
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- Call Number: Illus. in E468.7 .G2, v. 1, no. 23 (Case Y) [P&P]
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Gardner, Alexander, photographer. President Lincoln on battle-field of Antietam, October,/ Alex. Gardner, photographer. United States, 1866. ©. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2002713085/.
APA citation style:
Gardner, A., photographer. (1866) President Lincoln on battle-field of Antietam, October,/ Alex. Gardner, photographer. United States, 1866. ©. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2002713085/.
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Gardner, Alexander, photographer. President Lincoln on battle-field of Antietam, October,/ Alex. Gardner, photographer. ©. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2002713085/>.