All too often the high cost of duty is captured in images of young couples just starting a life together. Here George W. Sandoe and his wife Diana are seen in an ambrotype taken two years before George was killed in a skirmish with Confederate cavalry near Gettysburg on June 26, 1863.
Glass, paper. H 9.3, W 9.3, T 1.2 cm
Gettysburg National Military Park, GETT 9025