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:
- Civil War Glass Negatives and Related Prints
- Gladstone Collection (photographs relating to the Civil War)
- Liljenquist Family Collection (many ambrotype, tintype, and carte de visite portraits from the Union and Confederacy)
- Drawings (Documentary) (eyewitness drawings from the Civil War)
- Stereograph Cards (relating to the Civil War)
- Selected illustrations from pictorial newspapers such as Harper's Weekly and Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
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.