Civil War http://www.kplu.org en Re-tracing the steps of a Civil War photographer on the anniversary of Antietam http://www.kplu.org/post/re-tracing-steps-civil-war-photographer-anniversary-antietam Today's <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/09/16/161248814/antietam-a-savage-day-in-american-history" target="_blank">150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam</a> got us thinking: What if Civil War photographer Alexander Gardner could revisit some of the original sites he photographed? If he used his equipment today, what would the images look like? That is: How have the landscapes changed — or stayed the same?<p><strong>How These Work</strong><p>The image you see below was shot in 2012 by wet plate photographer Todd Harrington. Mon, 17 Sep 2012 13:40:28 +0000 6357 at http://www.kplu.org Re-tracing the steps of a Civil War photographer on the anniversary of Antietam