Monday, November 4, 2013

The Civil War in Photographs ~ Military Monday

Personal photograph ~ Antietam National Battlefield
Several years ago I shared a post about "The Photographic History of The Civil War".
Recently, I read an article about this title. The author discussed various prices to purchase the entire set. No need! All volumes are available on Google Books.

The Photographic History of The Civil War
In Ten Volumes
Francis Trevelyn Miller - Editor-in-Chief
Robert S. Lanier - Managing Editor
Thousands of Scenes Photographed
1861-65, with Text by many
Special Authories
published - New York - The Review of Reviews Co., 1911

Here are several reviews about the collection :

Bauman Rare Books : "The Grandfather of Civil War Histories" : illustrated with over a thousand Brady Photographs.

Civil War News Magazine - June 2010

Here are the links to each individual volume :

The Opening Battles, volume one

Two Years of Grim War, volume two

The Decisive Battles, volume three

The Cavalry, volume four

Forts and Artillery, volume five

The navies, volume six

Prisons and Hospitals, volume seven

Soldier Life-Secret Service, volume eight

Poetry and Eloquence of Blue and Gray, volume nine

Armies and Leaders, volume ten

Using this resource, I have located reference to several of my husband's ancestors. Hope they help with your family history research.