John Burns, the hero of Gettysburg Slaughter pen at Gettysburg / / Original photographs taken by the Government photographer during the war.
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Photographs show (on recto) wounded 69-year old war hero John Burns seated in a rocking chair with his crutches and his rifle and (on verso) dead bodies at the foot of Little Round Top.
Title from item.
Printed on recto: "No. 2401."
Printed on verso: "No. 253."
Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:180)
Purchased from: The Historical Shop, Metairie, Louisiana, 2014.
Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress).