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Dead Union soldier on Gettysburg battlefield
Dead Union soldier on Gettysburg battlefield
Resource Typeimage
TitleDead Union soldier on Gettysburg battlefield
Coverage / YearJuly 1863
DescriptionPhotograph, b/w
InterpretationThis photograph was taken on the field at Gettysburg nineteen hours after the last day's battle. This soldier was killed by a shell from a Confederate gun. This stark portrait of death is a terrible reminder of the true price of war.
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 Real American Tragedy, by Homsey-Simon Production Company, 149 p., 1952, (p.87)
Subject / KeywordsUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Gettysburg Campaign, 1863; Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863; Soldiers; Civil War
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library
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Resource Identifierbrady11.jpg
CONTENTdm file name315421612003_brady11.jpg
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