LOT OF FOUR STEREO CARDS WITH GETTYSBURG & ARLINGTON SUBJECTS

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Two of the stereo views are by B. W. KILBURN, LITTLETON, N.H. The first depicts the slightly overgrown Angle at Gettysburg. The view is looking south from near the 69th Pennsylvania monument with the Round Tops in the background. The view is numbered “5266” and is captioned “THE UNION LINE, WHERE PICKETT CHARGED, GETTYSBURG U.S.A.”

The second is a view of East Cemetery Hill from the top of the observation tower that once stood there. The camera is looking northeast toward the town of Gettysburg. Several cannon can be seen inside their lunettes. Also visible are the monuments to the Wiedrich’s Battery I, 1st New York Light Artillery and the 134th New York Infantry. Also visible between the hill and the town is the Gettysburg reservoir which is no longer there. View is numbered “5268” and captioned “GETTYSBURG FROM CEMETERY HILL, BATTLEFIELD, IN THE DISTANCE. U.S.A.”

The other two stereo views are by UNDERWOOD AND UNDERWOOD. The first shows a group of children playing in the yard of Arlington House. The view sis captioned “GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE’S OLD HOME, ARLINGTON, VA.”

The second view is of a section of the Gettysburg Cyclorama captioned “WHEELER’S NEW YORK BATTERY COMING INTO ACTION – BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG.” The view shows a battery of artillery charging up a road toward the viewer.  Both of the cards are copyrighted 1903.

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