Sunday, September 29, 2013

Matthew Brady

Matthew Brady was one of the primary photographers active during the American Civil War.

 71st New York Infantry at Camp Douglas, 1861
 Abner Doubleday
[a successful Civil War general, Doubleday has been 
mistakenly credited with having invented baseball]
 Alpheus S. Williams
[another Union general in the Civil War]
 Ambrose Burnside
[a Union general with mixed success; his distinctive facial hair gave birth to the term "sideburns"]
Portrait of Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase, 1860–65

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