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    • Ian Campbell

      Timothy O'Sullivan's famous photo "A Harvest of Death, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania." July 5, 1863. O"Sullivan was one of the many young photographers employed by Mathew Brady.

    • PSU AED 303

      timothy o sullivan - famous image of Battle of Gettysburg; rearranged bodies && positioned camera low for extreme effect

    • Sarah Gregor

      Perhaps the most reproduced of these Civil War photographs is [Timothy] O’Sullivan’s A Harvest of Death, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1863. Although this image could be seen as simple reportage, is also functions to impress on people the high price of the Civil War. Corpses litter the battlefield as far as the eye can see. O’Sullivan presented a scene that stretches far to the horizon.

    • Jan Helldén

      "A harvest of death", a famous scene from the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg, in Pennsylvania, in July of 1863 (Timothy H. O'Sullivan/LOC) #CivilWar #Gettysburg

    • Ian

      Federal Dead on the Field of Battle of First Day, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, American Civil War.

    • Pamela Connelly

      The Best Civil War Photos This photograph, entitled “A Harvest of Death,” originally published in Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War, shows the corpses after the Battle of Gettysburg, which lasted from July 1 to July 3, 1863 in Pennsylvania. The battle is widely considered the turning point in the war, though each side suffered over 20,000 casualties. Later that fall, President Abraham Lincoln would dedicate the Gettysburg National Cemetery to the dead during his his

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