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Civil War Photographs

One hundred and fifty years ago, the Civil War raged throughout the United States, creating thousands of casualties. The collection is composed of enlarged photographs of individual soldiers who were treated at Harewood Hopsital in Washington D.C. during the Civil War. These images, some quite graphic, depict soldiers recovering from a variety of wounds, including gunshot wounds.

There are 103 photographs in this collection.