The true story behind the Gettysburg sharpshooter

Today's post comes from curator Bruce Bustard. These photographs and documents are on display at the National Archives in Washington, DC, until July 15 in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. On July 5, 1863, photographer Alexander Gardner and his assistant, Timothy O‚ÄôSullivan, arrived at the site of the Battle of … Continue reading The true story behind the Gettysburg sharpshooter