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Extreme Line of Confederate Works, Cold Harbor, Virginia

John Reekie, Alexander GardnerApril 1865

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of a large fallen tree in a field used by Confederate soldiers to create a defensive line. Piles of wooden boards are propped up to create pyramids and leaned against the trunk of the tree, along with twigs and branches gathered from the surrounding landscape.

Details

  • Title: Extreme Line of Confederate Works, Cold Harbor, Virginia
  • Creator: John Reekie, Alexander Gardner
  • Date Created: April 1865
  • Location Created: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 17.1 × 22.9 cm (6 3/4 × 9 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.944.2.2.46
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: John Reekie (American, active 1860s) Alexander Gardner (American, born Scotland, 1821 - 1882)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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