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    PRESIDENT LINCOLN ON BATTLEFIELD OF ANTIETAM, 1862. This albumen image was photographed by Alexander Gardner, "Incident of the War President Lincoln on the Battlefield of Antietam, October, 1862". On the 1st of October, 1862, two weeks after the battle of Antietam, President Lincoln visited the Army of the Potomac, encamped near Harper's ferry, in Maryland. He was accompanied on his trip by Major General McClernard and staff, Colonel Lamon, the Marshal of the District of Columbia, and Mr. Garrett, president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Lincoln reached General Sumner's headquarters on Bolivar Heights, at Harper's Ferry, on Wednesday; he occupied the afternoon in reviewing the forces at that position, and spent the night at General Sumner's quarters. This historical image is printed by Alexander Gardner, Washington DC and is also in Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War, 1865. 9" x 6.75", mounted on card to 15.75" x 12".

    Condition: Fine, nice contrast.


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