Civil War Photographs


  • Aug 10 2010 8:44 AM

    Cort Mitchell

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise Standards Matching Team.  Over 7000 photos.

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The online Civil War Photographs provides access to about 7,000 different images made during the American Civil War (1861-1865) and in its immediate aftermath. The images were scanned from the Prints and Photographs Division's collection of original glass plate negatives. In addition, this online offering includes copy negatives made from many of the photographic prints the Division holds. The images were acquired from various sources.

Learning Registry Activity


    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 5 to 12

    Topics: The Civil War & Reconstruction


    Resource Pedagogy

    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Reproducibles
    • Source Materials
    • Teacher Materials
    • Reference Materials

    Tool for: Students, Teachers

    Beneficiary: Students, Teachers