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By William H. Taft

Quantity 1. The Photographic heritage of the Civil conflict used to be first released in 1911 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the good conflict. Extremely well known then, it has turn into a unprecedented book. Here, in 5 double volumes, is the entire and unabridged unique version, textual content and images conscientiously reproduced within the unique structure and whole size.The hundreds of thousands of photos contained inside of are notable of their immediacy, spontaneity, and authenticity. They reveal the ability of the digicam in addition to the significance of the photographer.   they're a designated checklist of 1 of the best conflicts within the heritage of mankind. These photos may be considered as paintings, as historical past and as journalism. Covering each point of the battle --from front to guns, from strategies to the wounded, from daily life to grief, from victory to defeat—these volumes are a testomony to a strong clash and to the nice kingdom which emerged from it.

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The enemy's position, which was along on tlie ridge to the front, in the picture, where you see the chimney, afterward became the main line of the Union army. Our lines were advanced to that point, and at or about where you see the chimney standing, Fort IMorton of the Union line was constructed, and a little farther to the right was Fort Stednian, on the same ridge and about where the battery now stands, as shown in the picture, was a small fort or works erected, at tlie close of tiie war. All the officers ; ; known as Battery Seventeen.

And it does not [50] Copyritjht by Review of Reviews Co. CAMP LIFE OF THE INVADING ARMY This picture preserves for us the resplendent aspect of the the spring of On 186''2. his camp of McClellan's Army of the Potomac in march from Yorktown toward Richmond, McCleilan advanced his supply base The barren fields on the bank of the river from Cumberland Landing to White House on the Pamunkey. were converted as if by magic into an while mirrored in the river lay the immense immense Monroe. Here we see but a small section of forge, the blankets patient and knapsacks army mules New York inspection this inspiring view.

One set, after undergoing the most extraordinary vicissitudes, finally passed into the Government's possession, where it is now held with a iirohibition against its use for commercial i)urposes. 000 tardily voted to ]Mr. Brady by Congress did not retrieve his financial fortunes, and he died in the nineties, in a New York hosjiital, poor and forgotten, save by a few old-time friends. Brady's own negatives passed in the seventies into the possession of Anthony, in default of payment of his bills for ; w ^> photographic supjilies.

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