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All images are digitized | All jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress | View All This online collection provides access to about 7,000 different views and portraits made during the American Civil War (1861-1865) and its immediate aftermath. The images represent the original glass plate negatives made under the supervision of Mathew Brady and Alexander Gardner as well as the photographic prints in the Civil War photographs file in the Prints & Photographs Reading Room. These negatives and prints are sometimes referred to as the Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eaton Collection to indicate the previous owners. The Library purchased the negatives in 1943. Search tip for this collection: Try putting in very few search terms, particularly when searching for people (for example, try just the person's last name). Many additional Civil War images are in other collections, including drawings, prints, and photograph albums to name a few. View a slide show of samples. Andrew J.

Uncle Tom's Cabin & American Culture U.S. Civil War 1861-1865 Jump To: Fort Sumter Attacked - First Bull Run - Shiloh - Second Bull Run - Antietam - Fredericksburg - Chancellorsville - Gettysburg - Chickamauga - Chattanooga - Cold Harbor - March to the Sea - Lee Surrenders - Lincoln Shot November 6, 1860 - Abraham Lincoln, who had declared "Government cannot endure permanently half slave, half free..." is elected president, the first Republican, receiving 180 of 303 possible electoral votes and 40 percent of the popular vote. December 20, 1860 - South Carolina secedes from the Union. Followed within two months by Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Texas. Terms of use: Private home/school non-commercial, non-Internet re-usage only is allowed of any text, graphics, photos, audio clips, other electronic files or materials from The History Place.

Civil War Photos Select Audiovisual Records National Archives and Records AdministrationWashington, DC 20408 Engineers of the 8th N.Y. State Militia, 1861. No. Ill-B-499. Contents: The War Between the States was the first large and prolonged conflict recorded by photography. The name Mathew B. The pictures listed in this publication are in the Still Picture Branch of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Photographs included in this leaflet have been listed under one of four main headings: activities, places, portraits, and Lincoln's assassination. At the end of this leaflet, there are instructions for ordering photographs. Sandra Nickles and Joe D. Activities Army Life 1. 2. 3. 4. Army Units 5. 6. 7. 8. Cavalry 9. 10. 11. Civilians 12. 13. 14. Communications and Intelligence 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Councils 21. 22. 23. Engineering 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. Foreign Observers 29. 30. 31. Generals in the Field 32. 33. 34. Medical 35. 36. 37. 38. Morale 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. Navies 44. 45. 46.

About this Collection - Civil War Maps | Collections | Library of Congress Brings together materials from three premier collections: the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Virginia Historical Society, and the Library of Virginia. Among the reconnaissance, sketch, and theater-of-war maps are the detailed battle maps made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss for Generals Lee and Jackson, General Sherman's Southern military campaigns, and maps taken from diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts all available for the first time in one place. Most of the items presented here are documented in Civil War Maps: An Annotated List of Maps and Atlases in the Library of Congress, compiled by Richard W. Stephenson in 1989. New selections from 2,240 maps and 76 atlases held by the Library will be added monthly. Civil War Maps contains items from the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Library of Virginia, and the Virginia Historical Society. The maps, charts, and atlases depict battles, troop positions and movements, engagements, and fortifications.

Stonewall Jackson Review: In true Franklin Springs Family Media fashion, Still Standing: The Stonewall Jackson Story is destined to become a family favorite. Still Standing chronicles the life of a true Christian man brought to fame by his exemplary military acumen in the American Civil War. But it was his faithfulness to the Gospel in his family, with his children, toward his soldiers, and the Sunday School class for Blacks (freemen and slaves) that he started, taught, and supported that, no doubt, earned Thomas Jackson the reward of hearing those precious words, Well done, good and faithful servant, from his King when he crossed over the river and finally rested under the shade of the trees. This important documentary will be used in my family to inspire a new generation to look to General Jackson as a man with flaws, but who followed hard after Christ.

Civil War 150: Civil War Stories, Civil War Battles, Civil War Pictures, Civil War Timeline Lincoln Papers: Lincoln Assassination: Introduction Abraham Lincoln Papers On the evening of April 14, 1865, while attending a special performance of the comedy, "Our American Cousin," President Abraham Lincoln was shot. Accompanying him at Ford's Theater that night were his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, a twenty-eight year-old officer named Major Henry R. Rathbone, and Rathbone's fiancee, Clara Harris. The assassin, John Wilkes Booth, dropped the pistol and waved a dagger. A doctor in the audience immediately went upstairs to the box. At almost the same moment Booth fired the fatal shot, his accomplice, Lewis Paine, attacked Lincoln's Secretary of State, William Henry Seward. Paine escaped into the night, believing his deed complete. There were at least four conspirators in addition to Booth involved in the mayhem.

U. S. Civil War Photographs - Gettysburg In the text, the icon is a link to the definition of the word it marks. Use your browser's "back" button to return to this page. The battle of Gettysburg, Pa. July 3d. 1863. A Union gun and gunners that repulsed Pickett's charge 173Regiment marching down a street in Gettysburg, Pa, 61Gettysburg - Confederate Prisoners To go to a section, click on its photograph. > Civil War Photos > Gettysburg Notes © Copyright 1998 - 2012 by USACivilWar.com.

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