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Gettysburg Battleground

Gettysburg Battleground | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Stereograph of Gettysburg battlefield showing trees and a stump. Handwritten on reverse, "On the right of our line." This is probably a reference to the terrain on Culp's Hill where the 2nd, 6th, and 7th Wisconsin regiments were positioned on July 2nd and 3rd after experiencing hard combat and severe losses on July 1st. Of the three regiments, only the 6th Wisconsin commanded by Lt. Colonel Rufus Dawes experienced combat on Culp's Hill.
DESCRIPTION
Stereograph of Gettysburg battlefield showing trees and a stump. Handwritten on reverse, "On the right of our line." This is probably a reference to the terrain on Culp's Hill where the 2nd, 6th, and 7th Wisconsin regiments were positioned on July 2nd and 3rd after experiencing hard combat and severe losses on July 1st. Of the three regiments, only the 6th Wisconsin commanded by Lt. Colonel Rufus Dawes experienced combat on Culp's Hill.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:2439
Creation Date: 1863
Creator Name:Brady, Mathew
City:Gettysburg
County:
State:Pennsylvania
Collection Name:The war for the union, 1861-1865 : photographic history, [188-?]
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 996
Original Dimensions:6.75 x 3.375 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Also known as a stereoview.
SUBJECTS
Battlefields
Civil War, 1861-1865
Outdoor photography
Trees
Forests and forestry

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