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Petersburg, Virginia. Dead Confederate soldier in trenches before Petersburg

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Petersburg, Virginia. Dead Confederate soldier in trenches before Petersburg

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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)

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01/01/1865
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Roche, Thomas C., d. 1895, photographer
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