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File:Dead soldier (American Civil War - Siege of Petersburg, April 1 1865) (2).jpg

Description Petersburg, Va., April 1865; Dead South Carolina soldier in trenches (Photo shows a soldier wearing a gunner's haversack, which confirms his identity as an artilleryman. The photographer placed a broken gun sponge in the scene as a prop, which indicates that the image was taken to the rear of the battery. (Source: David Lowe and Philip Shiman, "Substitute for a Corpse,") Civil War Times, Dec. 2010, p. 40)
Date circa 1865
Source Library of congress
Author Thomas C Roche, died 1895

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