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The first in a series of six photographs taken by Alexander Gardner in Antietam, MD on October 3, 1862. The Battle of Antietam, fought on September 17, 1862, was an inconclusive…

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-2933 [BLANK] · 29 Mar 2010 You

Taken by Abraham M. Byers in Beardstown, IL on May 7, 1858. Lincoln was in Beardstown to defend Duff Armstrong, the son of his friend Jack Armstrong, who was accused of murder.…

Image, found in jkeenley's uploads: lincoln.jpg · 29 Mar 2010 You

No, it was taken by Alexander Gardner in his Washington, DC studio on February 9, 1864. The original for this print shows Lincoln seated in a chair in a formal pose. This…

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-5809 President Abraham Lincoln · 29 Mar 2010 You

This photo was taken by Matthew Brady in his Washington DC studio on January 8, 1864. The image here is reversed.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: BZ-98 President Lincoln · 29 Mar 2010 You

Taken by Alexander Gardner on February 9, 1864. One of the most beloved (and reproduced) photographs of Lincoln, he is pictured here reading with his son Tad. This is the only…

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-2088 President Abraham Lincoln and his son · 29 Mar 2010 You

I just contributed!

Memorial Page: Abraham Lincoln In Springfield Illinois · 29 Mar 2010 You

eddonnell437 had a point, these photos need annotation. This is one pf a series of five photos that Matthew Brady took of Lincoln in his Washington DC studio on January 8, 1864.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: [BLANK] Abraham Lincoln · 26 Mar 2010 You

Lincoln often sat this way when posing for a photo, with his right hand clenched and his left hand open. The reason he did this is that his right hand was often sore, from a…

Spotlight: Abraham Lincoln's fist · 26 Mar 2010 You

For many years it was thought that was the last portrait of Lincoln, and that it was taken on April 10, 1865, just four days before Lincoln’s assassination. However, subsequent…

Image, found in jkeenley's uploads: The last portrait of Abraham Lincoln -... · 26 Mar 2010 You

The image is definitely reversed, as his hair is parted on the wrong side. ANd this is a small point, but this is the first KNOWN photo of Lincoln. It is believed the photo was…

Image, found in jkeenley's uploads: First Photo of Abraham Lincoln.jpg · 25 Mar 2010 You