Civil War

Civil War Casualties: 1864

Civil War Casualties: 1864

Wounded soldiers from the battles in the Wilderness at Fredericksburg, Virginia. Photo taken May 20, 1864 by photographer James Gardner. LOC original medium: albumen photographic print. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.

Civil War Dictator: 1864

Civil War Dictator: 1864

Soldiers and 13-inch mortar cannon DICTATOR in front of Petersburg, Virginia. American Civil War photo taken on September 1, 1864. LOC original medium: wet collodion stereograph glass negative. You can also see this picture and 5000+ others on our Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.

Civil War Horse: 1860s

Civil War Horse: 1860s

Lieutenant King's horse. Civil War portrait taken between 1862 and 1865. LOC original medium: glass negative - wet collodion. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.

Hooker's Hospital: 1862

Hooker's Hospital: 1862

Fair Oaks, Virginia. Old frame house and tents on Fair Oaks battlefield used by Union Major General Joseph "Fighting Joe" Hooker's division as a Civil War hospital. Photo by James F. Gibson, 1862. LOC original medium: glass negative - wet collodion stereograph. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.

Waiting for Action: 1862

Waiting for Action: 1862

Cedar Mountain, Virginia. Men waiting in shade under trees. Battlefield viewed from the west. Photograph from the main eastern theater of the Civil War, 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Virginia, July-August 1862. Timothy H. O'Sullivan, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative: wet collodion stereograph.

Dead Confederate: 1864

Dead Confederate: 1864

Civil War photo of dead Confederate soldier with his rifle. Scene of General Ewell's attack, May 19, 1864, near Spotsylvania, Virginia Court House. LOC original medium: photoprint.

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