Washington, D.C. Hooded body of Captain Wirz hanging from the scaffold.

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Washington, D.C. Hooded body of Captain Wirz hanging from the scaffold. LOC Summary: Photograph of Washington, 1862-1865, the execution of Captain Henry Wirz, November 1865. Date Created/Published: 1865 November 10. The war pictures provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative : glass, wet collodion.