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History of Antietam National Cemetery ( - Straw huts erected on Smith's farm, and used as a hospital.)


Union soldiers, Battle of Antietam. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



Caption from negative sleeve: Straw huts erected on Smith's farm, and used as a hospital after the battle of Antietam. Sept. 1862.





ID:
wcac310

Creator:
Alexander Gardner

Rights:
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Civil War Photographs, LC-DIG-cwpb-00259

Notes:
The straw appears to have been added on top of the tents for possible insulation.

Date:
Sept 1862

Collection Location:
Library of Congress

Subject:
Antietam National Cemetery; United States History, Civil War, 1861-1865, Registers of dead.

Coverage:
Washington County, Md; 1862-1869.

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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