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Crawford was the surgeon on duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, during the Confederate bombardment in 1861, which represented the start of the Civil War. Despite his purely…

Spotlight: General Samuel W. Crawford · 14 May 2015 You

In the background is Ballenger's Hill with Fort Lyon on the crest. This is south of Alexandria, Va.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-305 Regiment moving out for dress parade · 10 Feb 2015 You

A print of this image in the Library of Congress identifies these men as the 139th Pennsylvania Infantry.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-244 Regiment formed in square against... · 10 Feb 2015 You

The twelve-pound "Napoleon" was the most popular smoothbore cannon used during the war. It was named after Napoleon III of France and was widely admired because of its safety,…

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 05 Feb 2015 You

Officers and sergeants from the 119th Pennsylvania Infantry.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-422 Soldiers in camp · 25 Jan 2015 You

The dead soldier in the foreground is Confederate.

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 30 Jul 2013 You

This is the 1st Connecticut Artillery in Fort Richardson at Arlington Heights, Va. This may be a 20-Pounder Parrott Rifle.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-443 Gun squad at drill · 22 Jan 2013 You

A former Canadian, working for the United States during the war, invented several pieces of light ordnance which, although apparently excellent weapons, do not seem to have been…

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 18 Jan 2013 You

In other collections this is identified as Henry Harrison Bingham.

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 18 Jan 2013 You

The Whitworth, designed by Joseph Whitworth and manufactured in England, was a rare gun during the war, but was an interesting precursor to modern artillery in that it was loaded…

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 17 Jan 2013 You

Wilford House, Brandy Station, Va. General John Sedgwick is third from right.

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 17 Jan 2013 You

Soldiers wearing the straw hats are from the 16th New York Infantry.

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 17 Jan 2013 You

In other collections this is identified as Henry Harrison Bingham.

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 17 Jan 2013 You

A former Canadian, working for the United States during the war, invented several pieces of light ordnance which, although apparently excellent weapons, do not seem to have been…

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 17 Jan 2013 You

The Whitworth, designed by Joseph Whitworth and manufactured in England, was a rare gun during the war, but was an interesting precursor to modern artillery in that it was loaded…

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 17 Jan 2013 You

In other collections this is identified as Henry Harrison Bingham.

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 16 Jan 2013 You

C.S.S. Stonewall.

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 16 Jan 2013 You

Captain John J. Hoff.

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 16 Jan 2013 You

This lad has been identified as Boy 1st Class Aspinwall Fuller. He enlisted in New York on March 30, 1864.

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 16 Jan 2013 You

Soldiers wearing the straw hats are from the 16th New York Infantry.

Image, found in Civil War Photos: Page 1 · 15 Jan 2013 You