A Rebel Shell Bursting in a Union Hospital.Historical Images of Philadelphia Americana
Item No: pdca00061
Title: A Rebel Shell Bursting in a Union Hospital.Media Type: Engravings
Source: Print and Picture Collection
HMI Civil War 1
Image shows a shell exploding inside the roof of a hospital. Wounded soldiers can be seen falling to the ground with the impact. A nurse, attending to bedridden patients, looks up towards the explosion.
Published by A. D. Worthington, Hartford, Conn.
Quotation below title: "On the second day of the fight (Corinth) to her horror, her hospital came within range of the enemy's artillery and the fearful missiles of death fell with fatal precision among her helpless men."
Creation Year: ca. 1888
Creator Name: Cade, J. J., active 1890-1900 - Engraver