Photographs of the monuments erected by the Antietam Battlefield Commission of Pennsylvania photCL 303

Suzanne Oatey
The Huntington Library
March 2021
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, California 91108

Contributing Institution: The Huntington Library Photo Archives
Title: Photographs of the monuments erected by the Antietam Battlefield Commission of Pennsylvania
Identifier/Call Number: photCL 303
Physical Description: 1 Volume (20 photographs, 1 program)
Date: 1904
Abstract: An album of photographs of monuments, buildings and a dedication ceremony at Antietam Battlefield, Maryland, 1904.
Language of Material: Materials are in English.

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Preferred Citation

photCL 303, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Gertrude M. Nicholson, through the agency of Robert O. Schad, September 1922.

Custodial History

This album was received as part of the Nicholson collection of papers, manuscripts and books related to the Civil War.

Scope and Contents

An album of 20 photographs of monuments, historic buildings, and ceremonies at the dedication of 13 monuments erected by the commonwealth of Pennsylvania on the Antietam Battlefield in Maryland. The monuments commemorated the services of the Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry regiments who fought at Antietam. Also in the album is a program for the dedication, "Pennsylvania Day," September 7, 1904, and there is a group portrait of Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (Pennsylvania), his staff, and others at the ceremony. Besides monuments, there are views of significant buildings on the battlefield: Otto Farm, the Roulette Barn, Miller's Mill, and the Dunkard Church.

Processing Information

Processed by Huntington Library staff circa mid-20th century. In 2021, Suzanne Oatey created a finding aid.


Former call number: 57546


Title supplied by cataloger.

Related Materials

John Page Nicholson papers and Civil War collection, mssNI 1-990. Additional volumes of photographs from the Nicholson collection: photCL 302, photCL 304, photCL 305, photCL 306, photCL 307, photCL 308, photCL 309.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 -- Monuments
War memorials
Maryland -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- Sources
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Battlefields
Pennypacker, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916

Volume 1

Photographs of the monuments erected by the Antietam Battlefield Commission of Pennsylvania 1904