Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Body of Confederate sharpshooter
Title: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Body of Confederate sharpshooter
Creator(s): O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1863 July.
Medium: 3 negatives : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpb-00874 (digital file from original neg. of glass copy neg. A) LC-DIG-cwpb-00875 (digital file from original neg. of glass copy neg. B) LC-DIG-cwpb-00876 (digital file from original neg. of glass copy neg. C)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
Call Number: LC-B811- 251 A, B, C [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Photographer name on negative sleeve: Gardner.
Caption from negative sleeve: Body of dead sharpshooter, Battle of Gettysburg.
Each of these glass negatives is a "copy" of one half of an original stereograph glass negative. (See neg. LC-B815-251.) The copy negative numbers are: LC-B811-251A, LC-B811-251B, and LC-B811-251C. The number "942" is on variant A; "251" is on variant B; and "942" is on variant C.
William Frassanito in "Gettysburg: A Journey in Time" credits Timothy O'Sullivan as the photographer of this image. "Although Gardner claimed credit for this view in his "Sketch Book," the original catalogue issued only two months following the battle identified the cameraman as O'Sullivan."
Published in: Published in: Gardner, Alexander / Gardner's photographic sketch book of the War. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons , plate 41, with the title "Home of a rebel sharpshooter, Gettysburg."
Clipping from Confederate veterans, v. 33 (glued to back of mount for print in LOT 4168) identifies soldier as Andrew Johnston Hoge
Forms part of Civil War glass negative collection (Library of Congress).
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Casualties--Confederate.
Civil War Glass Negatives and Related Prints
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