Civil War

Civil War Powder Monkey: 1865

Civil War Powder Monkey: 1865

Boy working as powder monkey, standing by gun of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, South Carolina. Photo taken between 1864 and 1865. From collection of photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative stereograph.

Council of (Civil) War: 1864

Council of (Civil) War: 1864

A council of war at Massaponax Church, Virginia, 21 May, 1864. General Ulysses S. Grant leaning over General George G. Meade, examining a map which had just been completed by the topographical engineers. Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, Grant's Wilderness Campaign, May-June 1864. Photo taken by Timothy H. O'Sullivan. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative stereograph.

Fort Hamilton 10' Gun: 1908

Fort Hamilton 10' Gun: 1908

Fort Hamilton - 10th (K) Company, 13th Regiment, loading 10' gun, 1908. Fort Hamilton is located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

African American Civil War Soldier: 1861

African American Civil War Soldier: 1861

Nicholas Biddle, an African American Union soldier, in uniform. According to data with the photograph at LOC, Nick Biddle of Pottsville, Pennsylvania was the first man wounded in the great American Rebellion. Photo taken in Baltimore, April 18, 1861 by photographer W. R. Mortimer. LOC original medium: photographic print on carte de visite mount.

Civil War Hospital: 1864

Civil War Hospital: 1864

Interior of ward at Harewood General Hospital, Washington D.C.. Civil War medicine photo taken in 1864. LOC original medium: wet collodion stereograph glass negative.

Custer and the Confederate: 1862

Custer and the Confederate: 1862

Lieutenant James B. Washington, a Confederate prisoner, with Captain George A. Custer of the 5th Cavalry, U.S.A., at Fair Oaks, Virginia. Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign, May-August 1862. Photo by James F. Gibson. LOC original medium: wet collodion stereograph glass negative.

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