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Cushing's Artillery Men
Cushing's Artillery Men
Resource Typeimage
TitleCushing's Artillery Men
Coverage / YearSeptember 20, 1862
DescriptionPhotograph, b/w
InterpretationPhotographed on the Antietam battlefield, Maryland. The cannon in this picture is a Napoleon gun from Cushing's battery. It fired a six-pound shot about two miles. This gun was used extensively in the field, sometimes as many as forty were lined up in a battery, wheel-hub to wheel-hub.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAntebellum Society and the Civil War; Civil War - Matthew Brady Photos; Civil War Battle Cubes; Photographing War
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorBrady, Matthew B., 1823-1896
SourceThe World of Mathew Brady: Portraits of the Civil War Period by Roy Meredith; ISBN 0-912588-05-5, 240p., 1976 (p.144)
Subject / KeywordsUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862; Soldiers; Ordnance; Artillery; Civil War
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library
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Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource Identifierbrady1.jpg
CONTENTdm file name1872421612003_brady1.jpg
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