Antietam, Maryland. Bodies of Confederate soldiers by fence on Hagerstown pike.

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Antietam, Maryland. Bodies of Confederate soldiers by fence on Hagerstown pike. Date Created/Published: 1862 Sept. Photos of the Civil War provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative (2 plates) : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.


Louisiana Brigade's dead at the fence Antietam.

These men were under the command of General William Starke Col. Henry Strong was killed near the fence along with his fellow Irishmen. The men had run out of ammunition and were hit by tremendous musket fire from the Wisconsin Brogade.