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In 1862, Matthew Brady exhibited Alexander Gardner and James Gibson’s photos of the Battle of Antietam for the American Civil War. 23,000 pe...

A rare image . . . from the look of these soldiers this is a late civil War photo of a battle-hardened company. A company would have started with around 100 men, there were no replacements. After a hard campaign between caualties and disease this is what might be left . . .


See the American Civil War in Color Photographs

Allan Pinkerton, President Lincoln, and Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand; at the main eastern theater of the war, Battle of Antietam, Sept.-Oct., 1862.

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Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color

Civil War Photos Turned into Glorious Color. Union officers of the 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry reclining at Westover Landing in August of 1862

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On this day in 1862, was the bloodiest day of the Civil War at the Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg). Abraham Lincoln with Allan Pinkerton and Major General John A. McClernand at Antietam, 1862 (b/w photo) by Alexander Gardner / Collection of the New-York Historical Society, USA

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Discover the best photo opportunities at the Civil War battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Matthew Brady's photo of what is left of some soldiers in the American Civil War after the battle of Antietam.

The oldest photo of the Alamo, 1860