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    Brady Photograph of Confederate Dead in a Ditch at Antietam. September 1862. 6" x 4.5". From Brady's Album Gallery, No. 553. Showing numerous dead Confederates in a "Ditch on Right Wing, Where a large number of Rebels were killed at the Battle of Antietam" - according to the period printed label on the reverse. Notice the cornfield in the distance, where more soldiers are said to have fallen. According to period penciled notations on the reverse, "the greater number [of dead] had been removed before the picture was taken." A grisly scene, indeed. Some staining to the mount. Stamped on the back by W. Kinsey of Newark, New Jersey.

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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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