Cold Harbor, Virginia, vicinity. Unburied dead on the battlefield of Gaines' Mill.

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Cold Harbor, Virginia, vicinity. Unburied dead on the battlefield of Gaines' Mill. LOC Summary: Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign, May-August 1862. Date Created/Published: April 15, 1865. American Civil War pictures provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative (2 plates) : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.


Horrifying Photographs of the Reality of War

Absolutely horrific photographs. This was someone's father, husband, and son.

So glad the war came to an end at the Bennett Farm, but not soon enough.