Gettysburg's Battlefield Photographer - (by William H. Tipton - AMP)

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Compiled by Tim Smith, Afterword by William A. Frassanito

William H. Tipton was a native of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He was apprenticed to the Tyson Brothers of Gettysburg as early as 1862. Following the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, he assisted the Tysons in recording a series of views of the town and battlefield. In the postwar era, Tipton established himself as one of the best-known photographers in the country. By 1888, he claimed to have possessed over 5,000 battlefield views and 100,000 portrait negatives.

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  • S/L# 8747