Prof. Lowe reconnoitering at Battle of Fair Oaks. Two-sided card featuring photograph of man in a hot-air ballon tethered above a Union Army camp on one side and description of the photograph and copyright statement on back. Photograph is characterized as belonging to famous photographer, Matthew Brady. Photograph card 3" x 5".
Haight, Phebe, 1824-1891. Photograph reproduction of Phebe Haight from a deguerrotype. In this image Haight is seated and wearing a dark gown and light colored blouse with a collar underneath. http://hdl.handle.net/1920/6428
Photography's seemingly direct and immediate documentation changed the way Americans thought about war by bringing home the carnage and devastation of combat in grim, graphic images of ruptured battlefields strewn with bloated corpses, as exemplified by Timothy O'Sullivan's "A Harvest of Death, Gettysburg, July 1863.” Ten days after viewing this and similar images recording the gruesome costs of war, President Lincoln delivered his immortal Gettysburg address. Chrysler Museum
Fairfax Station, Ca. 1860-1865. Reproduction of a photograph of Fairfax Station (railroad) taken by unknown photographer. Two men dressed in civilian clothes are in the foreground. There are army tents further in the background. Public domain. There are no known use restrictions. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1920/6426
Alexander Haight, portrait. Author(s): Unknown. Photograph reproduction of Alexander Haight from a deguerrotype. In this image Haight is seated and wearing a dark suit and tie. Public domain. There are no known use restrictions. http://hdl.handle.net/1920/6427