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James F. Gibson 
[Tending wounded Union soldiers at Savage's Station, Virginia, during the Peninsular Campaign] 
1862 
  
Stereoview, hand-coloured, half, detail 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division 
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s02416 (digital file from original stereograph, front) LC-DIG-stereo-2s02416 (digital file from original stereograph, back) 
  
 
LL/108847 
  
Photo shows a makeshift field hospital with wounded soldiers sitting and lying on the ground while some receive care. Includes the straw-hatted Sixteenth New York Infantry who fought at Gaines' Mill on June 27. Most were captured when Confederates overtook the area during the battle of Savage's Station on June 29. (Source: Bob Zeller, Civil War in Depth, v. 1, p. 34) 
 

 
  
 
  
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