The Home Of A Rebel Sharpshooter Inspires Public


A tourist wearing a shirt featuring the Confederate and American... News PhotoAmerican Civil War,Anniversary,Confederate Army,Confederate Flag,Conflict,Devil,Flag,Gettysburg,Horizontal,Human Interest,Photography,Shirt,Tourist,USA,WarPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesGETTYSBURG, PA - JULY 02: A tourist wearing a shirt featuring the Confederate and American flags photographs at Devil's Den on July 2, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Many tourists visiting the site pose for photos there as part of their battlefield experience. An historic photo entitled 'The Home of a Rebel Sharpshooter' was taken there by Alexander Gardner on July 5, 1863 and featured a dead Confederate soldier with a rifle proped next to him. The photograph was later discovered to be staged, the dead body of the 'sharpshooter' having been brought from another place on the battlefield for the photograph and the gun not a sharps rifle. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)