Monday, June 29, 2015

Daguerreotype of a Group of People Posing on Brienner Straße in Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria (1840)


Daguerreotype of a group of people posing on Brienner Straße in Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria, 1840. One of the earliest photographs taken in Germany. By Steinheil.

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Portrait of Union Officers of the 15th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry Regiment Posing in an Unidentified Camp During the Civil War


Portrait of Union officers of the 15th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry Regiment posing in an unidentified camp during the Civil War.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Union Soldiers of the 71st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Preparing a Meal in Front of a Tent in an Unidentified Camp During the Civil War (1861)


Union soldiers of the 71st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment preparing a meal in front of a tent in an unidentified camp during the Civil War, 1861. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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British Soldiers in and Around a Trench During the Battle of Arras in France (1917)


British soldiers in and around a trench during the Battle of Arras in France, 1917. Smoke from artillery shell explosions can be seen in the distance.

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Saturday, June 20, 2015

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Hand-Colored Ambrotype Portrait of Confederate Officers Colonel Robert D. Lilley and Major James Templeton (1861)


Hand-colored ambrotype portrait of Confederate officers Colonel Robert D. Lilley (left) and Major James Templeton, c. 1861. Lilley served with the Lee Rifles, a militia unit which became Company C of the 25th Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, and was later promoted to Brigadier General during the war. Templeton served as a surgeon in the Army of Northern Virginia.

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Monday, June 8, 2015

Sunday, June 7, 2015

View of People Gathered in Public Square For an Unidentified Event in Lima, Ohio (1865)


View of people gathered for an unidentified event in Public Square in Lima, Ohio, c. 1865. Image from A Standard History of Allen County, Ohio.

Information from postcard found here.

Union Army Recruits Posing at the Intersection of Howard and Market Streets in Akron, Ohio (1861)


Union Army recruits posing at the intersection of Howard and Market Streets in Akron, Ohio, 1861. By B. F. Battels.

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Daguerreotype View of People Watching a Ship Departing the Port of Le Havre, France (1851)


Daguerreotype view of people watching a ship departing the port of Le Havre, France, 1851. By Louis-Cyrus Macaire.

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Confederate POWs Posing in Front of Their Barracks Buildings in Camp Chase, a Union Prison Camp in Columbus, Ohio, During the Civil War


Confederate POWs posing in front of their barracks buildings in Camp Chase, a Union prison camp in Columbus, Ohio, during the Civil War. By Manfred Marsden Griswold.

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Saturday, June 6, 2015

Monday, June 1, 2015

Photograph of a Leg Wound Suffered by Union Soldier Daniel Snyder Who Served With the 4th Maryland Volunteer Infantry Regiment During the Civil War (1864)


Photograph of a leg wound suffered by Union soldier Daniel Snyder who served with Company G the 4th Maryland Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Snyder died three days after the leg’s amputation at Harewood Hospital in Washington, D.C., on May 28, 1864. His leg wound was possibly received during the Battle of Spotsylvania. By Dr. Reed Bontecou.

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Roster of the 4th Maryland Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
List of battles which the 4th Maryland fought in.

Portrait of Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers From Company F of the 8th Regiment New York State Militia


Portrait of officers and non-commissioned officers from Company F of the 8th Regiment New York State Militia, c. 1850′s. From Miller's Photographic History of the Civil War.

A Group of Men Posing in Front of a Sutler's Tent During the Siege of Petersburg (1864)


A group of men posing in front of a sutler's tent during the Siege of Petersburg, November 1864. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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