19 October 2010

Mathew Brady (1822-1896)

Mathew Brady upon his return from the First Battle of Bull Run,
wearing a saber given to him for defense by New York Fire Zouaves.
Date 22 July 1861
unknown author in Mathew Brady's studio

source: Wikipedia

American Civil War Photographs

Abraham Lincoln


1 comment:

treborc said...

The war dead we see most are placed into position with a rifle placed onto the body or next to them. They did the same in most wars to be honest to make the picture more saleable or more interesting.