Images

Thirty of the one hundred images that comprise Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War have been selected for digitization, along with the title page. The images are offered alongside their original captions. Photographs are organized into seven thematic categories. Use the navigation bar at left to select a theme (in gray letters) to explore.

Images by Photographer:

George Barnard & James F. Gibson
Alexander Gardner
James Gardner
Timothy H. O’Sullivan
John Reekie
W. Morris Smith
John Wood & James F. Gibson
D. B. Woodbury

Photographer

Plate

Title

George Barnard & James F. Gibson

5

Fortifications on the Heights of Centreville

Alexander Gardner

23

President Lincoln on the Battle-field of Antietam

Alexander Gardner

28

Scouts and Guides to the Army of the Potomac

Alexander Gardner

41

Home of a Rebel Sharpshooter

Alexander Gardner

89

Libby Prison, Richmond

Alexander Gardner

91

Ruins of the Arsenal, Richmond

James Gardner

63

Breaking Camp

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

22

Signal Tower. Elk Mountain, Antietam

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

31

Battery D, 2nd U.S. Artillery, in Action

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

32

Pontoon Bridge Across the Rappahannock

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

34

Group of Confederate Prisoners

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

35

Gettysburg

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

36

A Harvest of Death

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

46

Provost Marshal’s Office

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

49

General Post-Office, Army of the Potomac

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

56

Headquarters of the New York Herald in the Field

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

62

U.S. Military Telegraph Construction Corps

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

73

Field Telegraph Battery Wagon

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

75

Mortar Dictator

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

76

A Fancy Group

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

77

Army Forge

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

79

The Pulpit, Fort Fisher

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

83

Quarters of Men in Fort Sedgwick, generally known as “Fort Hell.”

Timothy H. O’Sullivan

99

McLean's House, Appomattox

John Reekie

72

Medical Supply Boat at the Landing

John Reekie

94

A Burial Party, Cold Harbor

William Morris Smith

100

Dedication of Monuments on Bull Run Battle-Field

John Wood & James F. Gibson

15

The Moore House, near Yorktown

John Wood & James F. Gibson

16

Inspection of Troops at Cumberland Landing

David B. Woodbury

17

Military Bridge Across the Chickahominy

 


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Plate 56. U. S. Military Telegraph Construction Corps. April, 1864. Photographed by Timothy H. O'Sullivan.

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