Civil War Photographs and Illustrations

Helena Zinkham talked about photographs and drawings of the Battle of Antietam. She displayed reproductions of several items from the… read more

Helena Zinkham talked about photographs and drawings of the Battle of Antietam. She displayed reproductions of several items from the collection of the Library of Congress. Ms. Zinkham responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Ms. Zinkham was interviewed at the Antietam National Battlefield where the National Park Service was commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam. The battle on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest day of fighting in American history. President Lincoln took advantage of the Union strategic victory to issue the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation a few days later.

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Civil War Photographs and Illustrations

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Program ID:
307917-109
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Sharpsburg, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Jan 1, 1970
Last Aired:
Oct 9, 2012

Airing Details

  • Jan 01, 1970 | 1:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 16, 2012 | 5:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 17, 2012 | 1:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 08, 2012 | 2:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 09, 2012 | 1:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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