Civil War

Clothing Department: 1865

Clothing Department: 1865

Civil War photo showing the building of the U.S. Clothing Department, Washington, D.C.. Photo taken in 1865 by photographer William Morris Smith. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative.

Heavy Artillery in Fort Totten: 1865

Heavy Artillery in Fort Totten: 1865

Officers and men of the 3rd Regiment Massachusetts Heavy Artillery in Fort Totten, Washington, D.C., 1865. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative stereograph.

Proud Confederate Veteran: 1917

Proud Confederate Veteran: 1917

W.E. Payne in wicker wheelchair at Confederate veteran reunion parade. Nice photo of Mr. Payne holding large flag of the Confederacy. Photo taken in 1917. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Pinkerton at Antietam: 1862

Pinkerton at Antietam: 1862

Major Allan Pinkerton, Secret Service Department and friends. Civil War field photo taken in vicinity of Antietam, Maryland. Photograph taken in 1862 by photographer Alexander Gardner. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative stereograph.

Civil War Dick: 1860s

Civil War Dick: 1860s

Union Civil War officer Major M. M. Dick, 105th Pennsylvania Infantry. Portrait with sword, pistol and awesome beard. Photo taken between 1860 and 1870. Vintage photographs provided by LOC. Original Medium: wet collodion glass negative.

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Belle Boyd, Confederate Spy: 1865

Belle Boyd, Confederate Spy: 1865

Isabella Marie Boyd, best known as Belle Boyd or Cleopatra of the Secession. Miss Boyd was a Confederate spy in the American Civil War operating from her father's hotel in Front Royal, Virginia. She gave valuable information to Confederate General Stonewall Jackson in 1862. Photo taken between 1855 and 1865. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative.

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