Images of the Dead at Antietam

Harvard history professor and author Megan Kate Nelson talked about the battlefield photography and illustrations made in the wake of the… read more

Harvard history professor and author Megan Kate Nelson talked about the battlefield photography and illustrations made in the wake of the Battle of Antietam in September of 1862. Many of the images feature dead soldiers, and Ms. Nelson discusses the impact of those images both during the war and today.

This hour-long talk is from the 2012 Civil War Institute Conference at Gettysburg College. It contains graphic content and images. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Images of the Dead at Antietam

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Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Aug 25, 2012
Last Aired:
Oct 1, 2012

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  • Aug 25, 2012 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2012 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2012 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 29, 2012 | 1:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 30, 2012 | 6:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 01, 2012 | 2:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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