Brady Civil War Photos record example

Brady Civil War Photos

Records: 6,479 · Complete: 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

Ruins of Richmond
Ruins of Richmond
William Sherman
William Sherman
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//title/16/brady-civil-war-photos: accessed February 28, 2021)

Publication Title
Brady Civil War Photos
Total Records
6,479 · Complete: 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.