The Civil War was the first major war captured in photographs. The US and the world were not prepared for many of the images that showed the carnage from the war. The war was no longer just a far off event - through photographs it was brought directly to the nation.
This site is dedicated to the participants in the American Civil War - clearly one of the most difficult periods in US history.
This site has over 1,000 high resolution Civil War Images, Civil War Photographs and Cartes de Visites including Army and Navy Life, Government Officers, Generals, Soldiers, Civilians, Battle Field Photos, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery, Engineering Units, Navy Units and Vessels, Prisoners, Hospitals, Doctors, Factories, Quartermaster, Lincoln Assassination Conspirators and much more.