The eloquence of the mute witnesses

Plate 36 A Harvest of Death. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. July 1863 Photographed by Timothy H. O’Sullivan Slowly, over the misty fields of Gettysburg—as all reluctant to expose their ghastly horrors to the light—came the sunless morn, after the retreat by Lee’s broken army. Through the shadowy vapors, it was, indeed, a “harvest of death” that was […]