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Identifier: P0084

Title: Civil War

Description: The Civil War collection contains photographs and engravings of the American Civil War. It contains portraits of officer and soldiers arranged alphabetically by last name, military groups, and images of battle scenes, fortifications, hospitals, and prisons. Of note are stereo card views of Atlanta in 1864 by George Bernard, stereo cards of the Antietam battlefield by Alexander Gardner, and a salted paper photograph of the Missouri State Militia at Camp Lewis in 1860. Civil War-themed prints include wood engravings from Harper’s Weekly and Frank Leslie’s Illustrated newspapers that cover the campaigns in Missouri, Arkansas and Tennessee. Also included are Currier and Ives prints of the Mississippi and Tennessee River campaigns and Kurz and Allison chromolithographs. In addition the file contains large format portraits of generals, memorial prints, Abraham Lincoln portraits, and political cartoons.



Dates: 1861-1865

Type(s): Stereographs, Cartes De Visite, Engravings, Photographs

Maker/Creator: George Bernard; Alexander Gardner



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