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Collection Civil War

About this Collection

Explore the faces, places and events of the U.S. Civil War through photographs, prints and drawings. The Prints & Photographs Division holds thousands of images relating to the Civil War, found in many different collections. This category allows research across those collections.

Among the pictures combined in this category are:

Images are continuously being added to this category. If you don't find what you're looking for here, try a search across all the collections from the catalog's home page. For an overview of the groups from which images are being added, see the Related Resources.

A selection of samples from across these Civil War collections is available as a set, viewable in a slideshow display.