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[Detail] Group of Company G, 114th Pennsylvania Infantry

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Civil War Photographs, 1861-1865, contains 1,118 photographs which feature Civil War encampments, battlefields, and portraits including Lincoln, Lee, and Grant) as captured by Mathew Brady and his staff of photographers. Brady's photography exhibits marked the first time Americans witnessed the carnage of war in their homeland.

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  • The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877

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