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Old December 6th, 2012, 12:12 PM   #11

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Having hauled my fair share of sandbags, my back hurts just thinking about the men who had to build this little fortification.
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This one I liked the original image better then the cropped even though it was damaged on the top..
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I feel kinda bad too, still they did quite wellis that a confederate or union?
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Great Job. nice picts. how did you do it?
Using photoshop and images of museum pieces and other shots. I try to replicate what the actual soil and landscape looked like by sampaling those colors and painting them onto the original black and white..
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I feel kinda bad too, still they did quite wellis that a confederate or union?
If I recall correctly these are part of a series of images taken around Atlanta after its capture..
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I remember seeing this sad picture before.

Wasn't there a claim that it was posed?
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I remember seeing this sad picture before.

Wasn't there a claim that it was posed?
You might be thinking of this one at the Devil's Den in Gettysburg:

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This one was definitely posed. But many of them were, actually.
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You might be thinking of this one at the Devil's Den in Gettysburg:

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This one was definitely posed. But many of them were, actually.
Indeed, the way the muskets are leaning in both pictures makes me suspect they were posed.

Either way, these photos are sheer human tragedy caught on film.
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