Mathews' House, Bull Run Battlefield

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Collection Emelia Scloerb Guenther
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Albumen print on carte de visite stock with printed gold border of the "Mathews' House". MARKS, Front: Entered according to an Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by Barnard & Gibson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia.
MARKS, back: Brady's Album Gallery./No. 318/Mathews' House,/Used by both parties as a Hospital during the battle of Bull Run.
Year Range from 1862
Event Civil War
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1866
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Neg # 23463
Notes Angular view of the Mathews' House, or "Stone House", on the Bull Run Battlefield near Manassas, Virginia. The house is made of cut stone and is two stories tall with a 4 bay width and two piles deep. Six civilian men are standing in the yard along with a carriage. A wooden well is near the house and a split-rail fence runs along the foreground. The Mathews' House was used as a field hospital during the battle of July 21, 1861 and is located at the critical junction of the Warrenton Turnpike and Sudley Springs Road. The 2nd Wisconsin fought at this battle.
Object ID P2000.28.89
Object Name carte de visite
Place Manassas, Virginia
Print size 4 " x 2 1/2"
Subjects Civil War
Federal Style
Carriages & coaches
Rail fences
2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
Title Mathews' House, Bull Run Battlefield
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