Tree Stand: 1865

Tree Stand: 1865

Washington, D.C. Hooded body of Captain Wirz hanging from the scaffold. Photo taken November 10, 1865. Alexander Gardner, photographer. Vintage photographs provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative - wet collodion. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our American Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.