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Mathew Brady (1822 - 1896) is the father of photojournalism. With his team of photographers Civil War is the most well documented war in it's time.

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

Tintype of black child standing in front of Civil War camp backdrop.

Studio portrait of African American boy with civil war encampment and American flag backdrop, 1864

ca. 1860’s, [carte de visite portrait of a dashing General Ulysses S. Grant], Matthew Brady

[carte de visite portrait of a dashing General Ulysses S. Grant], Matthew Brady - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sal

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 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 Brady, took over 7000 photographs of the Civil War, then no one wanted to buy his pictures and he died penniless. His incredible work was discovered in the mid 1900's.   Old Picture of the Day

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.

Two Sisters, with a dead woman | by seriykotik1970

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.

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.

Civil War-look at that beautiful table

Photograph of an unidentified Union drummer boy, ca.

Civil War Era Family

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 (when doing so was by no means obligatory).

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.

Tom Thumb, full-length portrait, facing front, standing on table. Half-plate daguerreotype c. 1850-55 from the studio of Mathew Brady.

"Tom Thumb, full-length portrait, facing front, standing on table." Half-plate daguerreotype c. from the studio of Mathew Brady, my grandmas cousin

Thomas Stonewall Jackson c.1848-1860. (Colorized Photo).

Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, by Matthew Brady c. Jackson rocked the 'chops.

Confederate soldier, Edwin Jemison, from the vicinity of Macon, Georgia. He was a child soldier and was 16 when he was killed in action. He was decapitated by artillery fire while advancing with the 2nd Louisiana Infantry Regiment during the Battle of Malvern Hill.

Civil War Soldiers Letters and Diaries Archive

8 by 10 Civil War Photo Print African American Soldier | eBay

8 by 10 Civil War Photo Print African American Soldier

8 by 10 Civil War Photo Print African American Soldier | eBay

Abraham Lincoln photographed by Mathew Brady in 1861

Abraham Lincoln photograph by Mathew Brady in 1861

Civil War veterans, as they were in 1915. Taken by well known photographers Harris & Ewing of Washington, D.C.

This day serves as a recognition to those veterans' sacrifice and service to the US nation. We salute you great veterans! From O'Hare Precision Metals.

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