Photographs of Civil War scenes [manuscript]. ca. 1862-1865.


Brady, Mathew B., ca. 1823-1896. Photographs of Civil War scenes [manuscript]. ca. 1862-1865.

Photographs of Civil War scenes [manuscript]. ca. 1862-1865.

Include fifteen cartes-de-visite of Civil War scenes and drawings, all with the Brady imprint. Most pertain to the Peninsular Campaign of 1862 and include camp scenes, fortifications and artillery including the "Swamp Angel." There are also views of Ft. Sumter, the White House, Fairfax Seminary, Christ Church, Alexandria, Va., and generals Barry, Slocum, Newton, and Franklin.

15 photographs.

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