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File:Dead soldier (American Civil War - Siege of Petersburg, April 1 1865).jpg

Description Petersburg, Virginia. Dead Confederate soldier in trenches before Petersburg. Photo shows, according to Thomas Roche's caption, "a Rebel soldier killed in the Rebel trenches before Petersburgh [sic]. The spots and marks on his face are blood issuing from his mouth and nose. The wound is in the head, caused by a fragment of shell." (Source: David Lowe and Philip Shiman, "Substitute for a Corpse," Civil War Times, Dec. 2010, p. 40)
Date 1 April 1865
Source Library of congress
Author Thomas C Roche 1826-1895

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