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This view was taken the Southern trenches, the morning after the storming of Petersburg, Va., April 2nd, 1865, and shows a dead Southern soldier who must have died instantly, his left temple and part of his head was carried away by a shell
Civil War stereographs, 1861-1865.
Photographic History. The War for the Union. War Views.
E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm)
April 2, 1865
New-York Historical Society
Stereograph: Dead soldier in trench.
Confederate States of America. Army--PhotographsWar casualties--PhotographsTrench warfare--PhotographsDead--PhotographsSoldiers--PhotographsUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Casualties--PhotographsPetersburg (Va.)--History--Siege, 1864-1865--Photographs
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