To order The Civil War redefined America and forever changed American art. The war’s grim reality, captured through the new medium of photography, was laid
Camp Stephenson (near Martinsburg, Va.) 12/22/61. Middleton writes aunt pert to Dam No. 5 campaign & battle, pitched tents at at Big Spring near Martinsburg (WestVa.), marched
HQ, 27th Brig., 1st Div., on battlefield 12/15/62 “Our brigade crossed the river on Thursday afternoon towards dark, but for some reason or another we
Soldier (Benton) writes wife pert. to an attack by Longstreet’s Corps & repulsing it “one corps of Longstreet came upon our cavalry pickets on Sat.
Camp near Atlanta 9/14/64. Soldier (Stickell) writes soldier friend (now in U.S. Engrs.) about city’s capture & destruction. Writes “Has never seen such a riddled
On the field near Atlanta, Ga. 8/5/64 Soldier (Humphrey) writes mother about recent battles of Atlanta & Ezra Church. “Since my last to you we