After the Battle

Our celebration of the Sesquicentennial of the Battle of Fort Donelson concludes with this Harper’s Weekly image.

Seeking for the Wounded, by Torch-Light, After the Battle

Image Credit: Harper’s Weekly, March 8, 1862.

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