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Photo, Print, Drawing Rebel artillery soldiers, killed in the trenches of "Fort Hell," at the storming of Petersburgh, Va., April 2d, 1865 The one in the foreground has U.S. belts on, probably taken from a Union soldier prisoner, his uniform is grey cloth trimmed with red. This view was taken the morning after the fight.

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About this Item

Title

  • Rebel artillery soldiers, killed in the trenches of "Fort Hell," at the storming of Petersburgh, Va., April 2d, 1865 The one in the foreground has U.S. belts on, probably taken from a Union soldier prisoner, his uniform is grey cloth trimmed with red. This view was taken the morning after the fight.

Summary

  • Stereograph shows a dead Confederate soldier in the foreground with the photographer's African American teamster posing as a dead body in the background at Fort Mahone, Petersburg, Virginia. The live model appears in the same clothes in negative LC-B811-3231. (Source: David Lowe and Philip Shiman, "Substitute for a Corpse," Civil War Times, Dec. 2010, p. 41).

Names

  • Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, photographer
  • E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm), publisher

Created / Published

  • New-York : Published by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., American and foreign stereoscopic emporium, 501 Broadway, [1865]

Headings

  • -  Confederate States of America.--Army--People--Virginia--Petersburg--1860-1870
  • -  African Americans--Virginia--Petersburg--1860-1870
  • -  Soldiers--Confederate--Virginia--Petersburg--1860-1870
  • -  Dead people--Virginia--Petersburg--1860-1870
  • -  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Casualties--Confederate--Virginia--Petersburg

Headings

  • Photographic prints--1860-1870.
  • Staged photographs--1860-1870.
  • Stereographs--1860-1870.

Genre

  • Staged photographs--1860-1870
  • Stereographs--1860-1870
  • Photographic prints--1860-1870

Notes

  • -  Title from item.
  • -  Corresponding glass negatives: LC-B811-3181B, left, and LC-B811-3181A, right. E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. acquired the negatives from the studio of Mathew Brady in exchange for photographic supplies.
  • -  Purchase; Russell Norton; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012: 069).

Medium

  • 1 photograph : albumen print ; mount 9 x 17 cm (stereograph format)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 4168, no. 244 [P&P]

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2015647568

Reproduction Number

  • LC-DIG-stereo-1s04369 (digital file from original item, front) LC-DIG-stereo-2s04369 (digital file from original item, back)

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication.

Online Format

  • image

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  • Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s04369 (digital file from original item, front) LC-DIG-stereo-2s04369 (digital file from original item, back)
  • Call Number: LOT 4168, no. 244 [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:

E. & H.T. Anthony , Publisher, Brady'S National Photographic Portrait Galleries, photographer. Rebel artillery soldiers, killed in the trenches of "Fort Hell," at the storming of Petersburgh, Va., April 2d,The one in the foreground has U.S. belts on, probably taken from a Union soldier prisoner, his uniform is grey cloth trimmed with red. This view was taken the morning after the fight. Petersburg Virginia United States, 1865. [New-York: Published by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., American and foreign stereoscopic emporium, 501 Broadway] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015647568/.

APA citation style:

E. & H.T. Anthony, P., Brady'S National Photographic Portrait Galleries, photographer. (1865) Rebel artillery soldiers, killed in the trenches of "Fort Hell," at the storming of Petersburgh, Va., April 2d,The one in the foreground has U.S. belts on, probably taken from a Union soldier prisoner, his uniform is grey cloth trimmed with red. This view was taken the morning after the fight. Petersburg Virginia United States, 1865. [New-York: Published by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., American and foreign stereoscopic emporium, 501 Broadway] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015647568/.

MLA citation style:

E. & H.T. Anthony , Publisher, photographer by Brady'S National Photographic Portrait Galleries. Rebel artillery soldiers, killed in the trenches of "Fort Hell," at the storming of Petersburgh, Va., April 2d,The one in the foreground has U.S. belts on, probably taken from a Union soldier prisoner, his uniform is grey cloth trimmed with red. This view was taken the morning after the fight. [New-York: Published by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., American and foreign stereoscopic emporium, 501 Broadway] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015647568/>.