Images highlighting life on the the war front as experienced by soldiers, photographers, and government workers.
Photographs of the many wounded, killed, and amputated during the war. Some photographs depict the executions performed during the war.
People and events influencing the social, intellectual, and cultural landscape of 19th-century America.
Fortifications constructed to defend important areas in both the North and the South from enemy attacks. In addition this gallery contains photographs from battlefields.
Views of America and Americans off the field of battle. Includes depictions of civilians, slaves, government employees, residences, and everyday life.
Many private homes, warehouses, and tents were erected/converted to house the captured and the convalescing.
Studio portraits and field shots depicting the regiments, batteries, and various military staffs serving.
The war effort on the seas, varied modes of transportation by horse and railroad, and the munitions produced and utilized during the Civil War.
Features portraits of important and celebrated political and military figures.
Images of recruitment posters from war time America.
Highlights of the architecture of cities, towns, homes, and businesses destroyed during the period of conflict.
Highlights songsheets, cartoons and illustrations from war time America.