Mathew Brady was a master photographer, and is responsible for most of the photographs made during the American Civil War. Photo is Mathew Brady as a Young Man, taken upon his return from the Battle of Bull Run
Mathew Brady taken shortly after the First Battle of Bull Run, wearing a sword given to him for defense by a soldier of the New York Fire Zouaves.
Mathew B. Brady- Mathew Brady is considered the "Father of Photojournalism," for his work in photographing the American Civil War in the His parents were immigrants from Ireland, and Mathew was born in Warren County in New York State.
Civil War era two sisters at table, unusual collar and in the background appears to be a dead woman - odd photo. really neat photos
Women were not allowed to help with the Civil War unless they were nurses. Four hundred women served in the war. Some historical records show that over sixty women were wounded or killed.
Photograph of an unidentified Union drummer boy, ca.
Odd to see a Civil War era photo with such an informal pose. Edward O. Ord, wife and child at the residence of Jefferson Davis. In the doorway is the table on which the surrender of General Robert E. Lee was signed,
This unidentified French woman has such a sweet smile and welcoming face. I cannot help but wonder what kind of person she was and what made her cheerful enough that day to smile for the camera.