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War views

Title
War views [graphic] / E. & H. T. Anthony.
Author
E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm), publisher.
Publication
1861-1865.

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Description
245 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, some col.; 88 x 178 mm. or smaller.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Self-portraits.
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Title from labels.
  • Most views have labels on verso with title "War Views" and series numbers. Some views also have labels from Seldin & Ennis, Richmond, Va. Some views are mounted on cards reading "The war for the Union, photographic history," or "Southern scenes in the stereoscope." Some negatives are credited to M. Brady or Brady and Co. Some views by George N. Barnard.
  • Includes one hand-colored view.
  • Views are numbered: 72, 101, 180, 253, 255, 275, 814, 943, 945, 1495, 1505, 1509, 1512, 2051, 2053, 2056, 2288, 2291, 2294, 2296, 2299, 2312, 2328, 2329, 2340, 2343, 2357, 2358, 2361, 2365, 2369, 2370, 2385, 2388, 2389, 2406, 2414, 2416, 2424, 2425, 2428, 2433, 2451, 2453, 2465, 2472, 2479, 2486, 2488, 2504, 2506, 2509, 2510, 2522, 2527, 2534, 2537, 2538, 2543, 2549, 2550, 2551, 2557, 2565, 2566, 2582, 2583, 2584, 2585, 2586, 2591, 2596, 2608-2610, 2616, 2621, 2625, 2628, 2641, 2660, 2661, 2663, 2687, 2693, 2695, 2697, 2698, 2705, 2713, 2726, 3039, 3044, 3046, 3054, 3064, 3072, 3074, 3076, 3089, 3098, 3123, 3125, 3127, 3132, 3147, 3148, 3149, 3154, 3160, 3161, 3162, 3163, 3164, 3168, 3169, 3175, 3178, 3185, 3192, 3194, 3196, 3198, 3202, 3207, 3209, 3214, 3215, 3216, 3219, 3220, 3223, 3230, 3237, 3251, 3253, 3258, 3261, 3278, 3285, 3287, 3289, 3290, 3303, 3307, 3309, 3319, 3328, 3329, 3330, 3333, 3339, 3344, 3348, 3349, 3351, 3353, 3360-3363, 3365, 3371, 3376, 3377, 3387, 3395, 3404, 3409, 3412, 3413, 3415, 3456, 3457, 3465, 3479, 3480, 3486, 3489, 3496, 3500, 3515, 3516, 3519, 3544, 3547, 3559, 3564, 3592, 3597, 3625, 3649, 3658, 3661, 3662, 3678, 4014.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Exhibitions (note)
  • Views numbered 72, 101, and 814 were loaned for the exhibit "George N. Barnard, photograph of Sherman's campaign." (1990-1991)
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 92-f217
Author
E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm), publisher.
Title
War views [graphic] / E. & H. T. Anthony.
Imprint
1861-1865.
Summary
Views of the Civil War: views of camp life including men in front of tents, or "taking it easy," one view showing men piled on each other in a human pyramid, some views show men reading mail from home, dining, getting a haircut, filling a water cart, view showing man with a woman and children in front of a tent, African Americans in some views, including a boy who is polishing a boot. Gen. Grant, and Gen. Rawlins at Cold Harbor, Va., Gen. Burnside and Mathew Brady at the headquarters of the Army of the Potomac near Richmond, Gen. Ferrero and staff on steps of house in Petersburgh, VA., Gen. Sherman and staff in the trenches before Atlanta, Ga., Adm. Dahlgren and staff on the U.S.S. Pawnee in Charleston Harbor, Capt. Barrett and Lieut. Schoonmaker of the monitor Kaatskill at "Battery Bee,"Sullivan's Island, Charleston, the Michigan and Pennsylvania Relief Association, showing women and soldiers in front of tent; Grand Review of the Armies in Washington, showing the 19th and 20th Army Corps', and the reviewing stand with dignitaries in front of the White House.
Views of fortifications, battlefields: Bull Run battlefied including soldiers' graves; Conaies battery; Fredericksburgh: bodies laid out for internment; Gettysburg battlefield and view of cemetery gate; general view of the camp at French's Bridge; men and guns at Fort Totten, near Washington; Yorktown, Va., showing a wagon train and arms ready for transport, fortifications at Yorktown, including some made of cotton bales; Fort Burnham, or Fort Harrison: house and bunker; Fort Rice; Fort Mahone: Union picket in front of it, general view and Confederate dead in trenches; Petersburgh: confederate casualties in the trenches, ruins of the railroad bridge, Gen. Ingal's dog in the trenches, rough hewn church at Poplar Grove near Petersburg; Fort Darling; forts in and near Charleston, including a Blakley Gun on Frazer's wharf, Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie, Fort Putnam, Fort Marshall on Sullivan's Island, Fort Wagner and swamp battery on Morris Island; mortar and guns at Fr. McAllister, Savannah, Ga., and view of Ogechee River; Gen. Sherman's wagon train near Savannah; Lookout Mountain views, including Pulpit Rock; hide and fat depot at Cedar Level Va., views of ruins at Atlanta, Charleston, Harpers Ferry, Richmond; bridges: the Chain Bridge near Washington, pontoon bridge on the Appamattox, bridge over the Cumberland River on the Louisville and Nashville R.R.
Views on the James River: Ft. Brady, the Dutch Gap Canal, under construction and after bank was blown out, pontoon boats, the wreck of the Dutch Gap mud scow; the gunboat Com. Perry on the river, row boat in foreground, "Colored Convalescent Soldiers" at Aiken's Landing, the monitor Omdagua at anchor at Aiken's Landing where prisoners were exchanged, the James River Pontoon bridge, ; City Point, Va.: winter quarters, army wagon going for supplies, park of wagons, graves near the General Hospital, the James River at City Point showing ships; exhanged prisoners going to Coxe's Landing under guard; "Contrabands" repairing R.R. at Stone River Battleground near Murfeesboro; Jacksonville, Fla.: a signal tower and Judge Burdett's garden; view at Hilton Head, S.C.; city hall at Charleston, S.C.; St. James St., St. Augustine; private box at Ford's theater where Lincoln was assassinated, draped with American flags; views in Richmond: Jeff Davis' house, Old Stone House, once occupied by Washington, Gen. Lee's home, headquarters of the Christian Commission, the capitol and the equestrian statue of Washington, St. John's Church, "Castle Thunder" and Libby Prison; railroad depot at Atlanta shortly before its destruction; from the portico of the State House, Nashville; Alexandria, Va.: Marshal House, and slave pens, and execution by hanging of a deserter.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Exhibitions
Views numbered 72, 101, and 814 were loaned for the exhibit "George N. Barnard, photograph of Sherman's campaign." (1990-1991)
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Added Author
Barnard, George N., 1819-1902. Photographer
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896. Photographer
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 92-f217
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