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Confederate soldier killed by a shell in a trench at Fort Mahone near Petersburg, VA.

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Identifier: P0084-0708

Title: Confederate soldier killed by a shell in a trench at Fort Mahone near Petersburg, VA.

Description: Photograph of dead Confederate soldier lying in a ditch. "PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY THE WAR FOR THE UNION" (printed vertically on obverse side). "WAR VIEWS C. S. Soldier killed by a shell in the Trenches of Fort Mahone, called by the Soldiers 'Fort Damnation.' This view was taken the morning after the storming of Petersburg, Va., April 2d, 1865." (printed on reverse side). Two cent stamp on reverse side.

Rights:

Place: United States
Virginia
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
Petersburg
Fort Mahone
Fort Damnation
stereograph
stereocard
man
Armed Forces
E. and H.T. Anthony
Fortification

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