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Mathew Brady. Civil War.

Per the Pennsylvania Civil War 150 facebook page: This photo, from the collection of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, shows Alice Carey Risley, the last surviving Civil War battlefield nurse, receiving a kiss from a veteran.

Civil War Soldier's shoes

Civil War Funeral

civil war violin used as war diary by Civil War soldier Solomon Conn 1863

This photograph shows General Robert E. Lee. The picture was taken by Mathew Brady, shortly after Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse. Lee is wearing his confederate uniform. At the time the photograph was taken, it was unclear what punishment might be given to Lee for his pivotal role in the Civil War.

Matthew Brady, photographer of many of the Civil war photos that we see today.

Robert Todd Lincoln: the oldest and only child of Abe's to live to adulthood. As Secretary of War in 1881, he delayed the rescue mission to the Army's Greely Expedition -- a tragedy in which 19 of the 25 crew members died, and the 6 remaining survivors resorted to cannibalism. Robert was present for both the Garfield & McKinley assassinations. And then there's the thing where he had his mother committed which led to their estrangement and they never fully reconciled.

Civil War Soldier

Mathew Brady - Civil War Photographer-1861

U.S. Famed Civil War photographer Mathew Brady, 1875

Camp Scene by Mathew Brady

Photo by Brady: A Picture of the Civil War

Portrait of Mathew B. Brady by Charles Loring Elliott, 1857. Brady would soon hit the road in a covered wagon-darkroom, a trailblazer of photojournalism during the Civil War.

General Robert E. Lee- Mathew Brady’s Last Wartime Photograph Mathew B. Brady (American, near Lake George, New York 1823?–1896 New York) Date: 1865 Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Dimensions: Image: 14 × 9.3 cm (5 1/2 × 3 11/16 in.) Classification: Photographs Credit Line: Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005 Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865. The Civil War was ov...

Rare Photo of Civil War Era African American Woman and White Baby by Mathew Brady.

Matthew Brady - US Civil War

General P. G. T. Beauregard, Confederate States Army (Mathew Brady, c. 1862).

Officers of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, especially the gentleman on the far right (Mathew Brady, 1864).

Union spy Pauline Cushman photographed by Mathew Brady. #civilwar

Mathew Brady as a Young Man. Photo taken upon his return from the Battle of Bull Run (1861)