Brady Civil War Photos record example

    Brady Civil War Photos

    Records: 6,479Complete: 100%

    Mathew B Brady and many of the decade's best photographers created the photographs in this collection. There are detailed portraits of notable men of the era, as well as photos of soldiers, living and dead, battlefields, scarred landscapes, and cities burned and bombed by invading troops. They portray the horrors of war and images of life in camp. They represent photojournalism in its infancy and present us with real-life interpretations of our nation at war with itself.

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    Example Records

    William Sherman
    William Sherman
    Ruins of Richmond
    Ruins of Richmond
    Officers of the Blinkers Division
    Officers of the Blinkers Division
    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln

    Source Information

    "Mathew B Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/16/brady-civil-war-photos: accessed November 30, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Brady Civil War Photos
    Total Records
    6,479Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    The National Archives logoThe National Archives
    Publication Number
    T252
    Record Group
    111
    Published on Fold3
    03 Jan 2007
    Last Updated
    02 May 2011
    Description
    NARA T252. Brady coordinated a team of photographers to document the Civil War, resulting in over 5,600 portraits, landscapes, and battle scenes.