Battle of Seven Pines

Burying Dead Horses

Black-and-white illustration from New York Illustrated News (July 5, 1862) showing burying of dead horses at the Battle at Fair Oaks (Seven Pines) during the American Civil War.

Caption: Scene on the battle ground at Fair Oaks—Burying dead horses to clear the field in front of the headquarters of generals Hooker and Sickles. Sketched by our special artist, A. Lumley. See page 139 [for related story].

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, July 5, 1862, page 140.

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Last Updated: July 12, 2012