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A photo,called "The Harvest of Death," of dead Union soldiers in Gettysburg, Pa., on July 5 or 6, 1863. The 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg occurs this year.
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Union soldiers dead at Gettysburg on July 5, 1863.
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Dead soldiers in a ravine also referred to as "the slaughter pen" at Little Round Top, in an image printed in July 1863.
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President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, Gettysburg 1863. Lincoln can be seen in left center.
Courtesy Library of Congress
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John L. Burns, the 69-year-old Union civilian combatant who narrowly escaped death on the battlefield by hoodwinking the Confederates, recovering from his wounds.
Courtesy Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries/Library of Congress
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Confederate dead gathered for burial at the edge of the Rose woods on July 5, 1863.
Alexander Gardner/Library of Congress
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A photo called "Home of the Rebel Sharpshooter" that was later discovered to be staged – the body was moved from another place on the battlefield, and the rifle was added – depicts a slain Confederate soldier on July 5, 1863.
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(Left) Cyclists pass the Leister farm, Gen. Meade's headquarters during the battle, on Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Gettysburg, Pa. (Right) Dead horses litter the road on July 7, 1863.
John Moore/Getty Images and Alexander Gardner/Library of Congress/Getty Images
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"Three Confederate Prisoners." Gettysburg, Pa., July 1863.
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General Robert E. Lee's headquarters, Gettysburg, Pa., between 1861 and 1865.
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Army Maj. Gen. George Gordon Meade, printed in 1864.
Henszey & Co./Library of Congress
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Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in 1863.
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Map of the Gettysburg campaign up to July 3, 1863.
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“Battle of Gettysburg.” 1887. Confederate leader George Pickett leads the charge against Union soldiers and their leader Winfield Hancock.
Thure de Thulstrup/Restored by Adam Cuerden/Library of Congress
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