Friday, April 28, 2017

Stereoview of Russian Warships in New York Harbor Probably During the American Civil War (1860′s)


Stereoview of Russian warships in New York Harbor probably during the American Civil War, c. 1860′s. The smoke emanating from the Russian warship in the center appears to be from it firing a salute. By George Stacy.

Source: Library of Congress.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Portrait of French Photographer Eugène Trutat Posing With a Camera (1860′s)


Portrait of French photographer Eugène Trutat posing with a camera, c. 1860′s.

Source: City Archives of Toulouse.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Portrait of Union Soldiers Sergeant Charles M. McKnight and Corporal Dorman Conner Who Served With Company H of the 13th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment During the American Civil War (1862)


Portrait of Union soldiers Sergeant Charles M. McKnight and Corporal Dorman Conner who served with Company H of the 13th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War, 1862. From the book Pictorial History Thirteenth Regiment Vermont Volunteers War of 1861-1865.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Union Soldiers Posing on Sandbag Fortifications and With Parrott Rifles in Battery Stevens on Morris Island Near Charleston, South Carolina (1863)


Union soldiers posing on sandbag fortifications and with Parrott rifles in Battery Stevens on Morris Island, South Carolina, 1863. Battle smoke from nearby artillery fire is possibly visible in the background. By Haas and Peale.

Source: Library of Congress.