Sanitary Commission

Confederate Army field hospital: The soldiers wearing straw hats are Union prisoners from the 16th New York Infantry who had been captured at the Battle of Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862. Image taken from a hand-tinted stereoscopic card, courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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Confederate Army field hospital: The soldiers wearing straw hats are Union prisoners from the 16th New York Infantry who had been captured at the Battle of Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862. Image taken from a hand-tinted stereoscopic card, courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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