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Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Civil War Collection of 49 photographs [decimalized]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03029 Author/Creator: Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Place Written: [various places] Type: Photograph Date: 1860-1865 Pagination: 49 photographs

Summary of Content: Various stereocard and other smaller photograph prints, most unmounted, relating to the Civil War in Virginia. The images come from Thomas G. Knight, who worked in Brady's studios (it is said) as a teenager. Included are images of Gettysburg, Fredericksburg, Petersburg and various forts around Washington. Includes images of soldiers playing ball, some freedmen (unidentified location), Winfield Scott and battlefields with soldiers' remains (Fredericksburg - Marye's Heights; Gettysburg; trenches at Petersburg).

Background Information:

People: Brady, Mathew B., 1823-1896
Knight, Thomas G., fl. 1860-1865

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Battle of GettysburgBattle of FredericksburgBattle of PetersburgCivil WarMilitary HistoryFortificationWashington, D.C.Union ForcesBattleDeathUnion GeneralAfrican American HistoryFreemenMilitary CampSports and Games

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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