Civil War

Family Road Trip: 1861

Family Road Trip: 1861

Tent life of the 31st Pennsylvania Infantry (later, 82d Pennsylvania Infantry) at Queen's farm, vicinity of Fort Slocum, Washington, D.C., 1861. LOC original medium: glass negative stereograph - wet collodion. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.

Getting Steamrolled: 1890s

Getting Steamrolled: 1890s

Steam roller at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Fort Oglethorpe vicinity, Catoosa, Georgia. Chickamauga was the location of a key Union defeat during the Civil War. Photo taken during initial construction of the park roads in the 1890s. Historic American Engineering Record Collection. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Horse-Drawn Gravel Spreader: 1890s

Horse-Drawn Gravel Spreader: 1890s

Horse-drawn gravel spreader at Chickamauga National Military Park, Fort Oglethorpe vicinity, Catoosa, Georgia. Chickamauga was the location of a key Union defeat during the Civil War. Photo taken during initial construction of the park roads in the 1890s. Historic American Engineering Record Collection. LOC original medium: photographic print.

GAR Parade: 1910

GAR Parade: 1910

Awesome photo of an old Civil War veteran, riding a tricycle with crutches over the handlebars, in a GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) parade. Patriotic 1910 photo with American flags, flowers, rifles, ribbons, a trombone player, men in uniform, etc.. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

General Hardin & Staff: 1865

General Hardin & Staff: 1865

Union Brigadier General Martin D. Hardin and staff at Fort Slocum, Washington, D.C., August 1865. Civil War photo by William Morris Smith, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative - wet collodion. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our American Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.

Bathroom Break: 1860s

Bathroom Break: 1860s

Civil War photo showing Union soldiers and artillery in front of a Washington D.C. hotel near railroad tracks leading to Long Bridge. Andrew J. Russell, photographer. Photograph taken between 1861 and 1865. LOC original medium: albumen photographic print. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our American Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.

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