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Savage Station, Virginia. Union field hospital after the battle of June 27

Savage Station, Virginia. Union field hospital after the battle of June 27

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Summary

Photo shows a makeshift field hospital with wounded soldiers sitting and lying on the ground while some receive care. Includes the straw-hatted Sixteenth New York Infantry who fought at Gaines' Mill on June 27. Most were captured when Confederates overtook the area during the battle of Savage's Station on June 29. (Source: Bob Zeller, Civil War in Depth, v. 1, p. 34)

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01/01/1862
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Gibson, James F., b. 1828, photographer
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