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Dead Confederate soldiers in the trenches of Fort Mahone near Petersburg, VA.

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Identifier: P0084-0706

Title: Dead Confederate soldiers in the trenches of Fort Mahone near Petersburg, VA.

Description: Photograph of dead confederate soldiers lying in a ditch. Head wound on nearest soldier has been colored in with red ink. "PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY THE WAR FOR THE UNION" (printed vertically on obverse side). "WAR VIEWS Rebel Soldiers killed in the Trenches of Fort Mahone, called by the Soldiers 'Fort Damnation.' This View shows the construction of their Bomb Proofs and Covered passages, which branch off in every direction. Taken the morning after the storming of Petersburg, Va., April 2d, 1865." (printed on reverse side). Three cent stamp on reverse side.

Rights: UND

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1865-04-02

Type(s): Photograph (Stereograph)
Image

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
soldier
unidentified
uniform
dead
Death
corpse
confederate
Fort Mahone
Petersburg
Fort Damnation
stereograph
stereocard
battlefield
trenches
Armed Forces
man
E. and H.T. Anthony
Battles
Fortification

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