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Destruction of Hood's Ordinance (Ordnance) Train

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DESCRIPTION

General Hood ordered a train full of gunpowder set on fire so that the Union Army couldn't use it, resulting in a series of explosions. Plate 44

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 78966

Creation Date: 1864 

Creator Name: Barnard, George N.

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State: Georgia

Collection Name: Barnard, George N., Civil War Photographs

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: E468.7 .B25 1866

Original Dimensions: 14 x 10 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Photographs in this collection were taken by George N. Barnard as he accompanied General Sherman on his Atlanta Campaign.

SUBJECTS

Botany

Civil War, 1861-1865

Disasters

Explosions

Military art and science

Ordnance

Outdoor photography

Pedestrians

Persons

Railroad tracks

Railroads

Transportation

Transportation, Military

Trees

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