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Where General McPherson was killed

Where General McPherson was killed



Stereograph showing animal bones, three cart wheels, spent shells, various clothing items, and a sign nailed on a tree in the forest where Union General James Birdseye McPherson was killed on July 22, 1864, in Atlanta, Georgia.
No. 3649.
Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic War History, 1861-1865.
Title from item.
Attributed to George N. Barnard in 1864, based on LC-B811-3649.
Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).
Original negative is: LC-B811-3649.

During the Civil War, photographers produced thousands of stereoviews. Stereographs were popular during American Civil War. A single glass plate negative capture both images using a Stereo camera. Prints from these negatives were intended to be looked at with a special viewer called a stereoscope, which created a three-dimensional ("3-D") image. This collection includes glass stereograph negatives, as well as stereograph card prints.





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