Thursday, March 5, 2015

View of a Town Square on a Market Day in Nashville, Tennessee (1856)


View of a town square on a market day in Nashville, Tennessee, 1856. By Dodge and Wenderoth.

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Hand-Colored Daguerreotype Portrait of an Unidentified Bass Drummer Militiaman


Hand-colored daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified bass drummer militiaman, c. 1840’s.

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Daguerreotype Portrait of a Canadian Sawyer and His son in Oswego, New York (1853)


"The Woodsawyer’s Nooning." Daguerreotype portrait of a Canadian sawyer and his son in Oswego, New York, 1853. By George Barnard.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Union Soldiers Posing With Two Cannon in the Lower Battery Which Protected Chain Bridge in Washington, D.C. (1862)


Union soldiers posing with two cannon in the lower battery which protected Chain Bridge in Washington, D.C., 1862.

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Union Soldiers of Mott's Artillery Posing With Two Cannon at the Lower Battery Which Protected Chain Bridge in Washington, D.C. (1861)


Union soldiers of Mott's Artillery posing with two cannon in the lower battery which protected Chain Bridge in Washington, D.C., 1861.

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Hand-Colored Daguerreotype Portrait of an Unidentified Woman


Hand-colored daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified woman, c. 1850. By John Plumbe, Jr.

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Hand-Colored Portrait of a Group of Union Soldiers Posing With Hardtack During the Civil War


Hand-colored portrait of a group of Union soldiers posing with hardtack, cups, and canteens in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. They have also been identified as Confederate troops by some sources.

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The Body of a Confederate Soldier in Fort Mahone Who Was killed During the Final Days of the Siege of Petersburg (1865)


The body of a Confederate soldier in Fort Mahone who was killed during the final days of the Siege of Petersburg, April 3, 1865. By Andrew J. Russell.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

View of the United State Capitol in Washington, D.C. (1848)


View of the United State Capitol photographed before its dome was remodeled to its current iconic form in Washington, D.C., c. 1848.

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Union Officers of the 1st New York Light Artillery Posing in an Unidentified Camp During the Civil War (1862)

 

Union officers of the 1st New York Light Artillery Regiment posing in an unidentified camp during the Civil War, 1862. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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