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

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03029 Author/Creator: Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Place Written: [various places] Type: Photographs Date: 1860-1865 Pagination: 1

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).

People: Brady, Mathew B., ca. 1823-1896.
Knight, Thomas G.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Battle of Gettysburg, Battle of Fredericksburg, Battle of Petersburg, Civil War, Military History, Fortification Washington, D.C., Union Forces, Battle, Death, Union General, African American History, Freemen, Military Camp, Sports and Games

Sub Era: Age of Jackson