Photo, Print, Drawing ["Auction & Negro Sales," Whitehall Street]
About this Item
- ["Auction & Negro Sales," Whitehall Street]
- Photograph of the War in the West. These photographs are of Sherman in Atlanta, September-November, 1864. After three and a half months of incessant maneuvering and much hard fighting, Sherman forced Hood to abandon the munitions center of the Confederacy. Sherman remained there, resting his war-worn men and accumulating supplies, for nearly two and a half months. During the occupation, George N. Barnard, official photographer of the Chief Engineer's Office, made the best documentary record of the war in the West; but much of what he photographed was destroyed in the fire that spread from the military facilities blown up at Sherman's departure on November 15.
- Barnard, George N., 1819-1902, photographer
Created / Published
- - United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans
- - Atlanta Campaign, 1864
- - Slave trade
- - United States--Georgia--Atlanta
- Wet collodion negatives--1860-1870.
- Wet collodion negatives--1860-1870
- - Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1977. No. 0707
- - Stereo filed in LOT 4164A.
- - Title from Milhollen and Mugridge.
- - Two plates form left (LC-B811-3608B) and right (LC-B811-3608A) halves of a stereograph pair.
- - Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
- - General information about Civil war photographs is available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.cwp
- - Forms part of: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865 (Library of Congress).
- - Stereograph printed from original negative in: LOT 4164-A.
- - Published in: "African Americans" chapter of the ebook Great Photographs from the Library of Congress, 2013.
- - Selected Civil War Photographs, 1861-1865.
- 1 negative (2 plates) : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LC-B811- 3608 [P&P]
- Civil war photographs, 1861-1865 (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- cwpb 03350 https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cwpb.03350
- cwpb 03351 https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cwpb.03351
- ppmsc 00058 https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.00058
- cwp 4a39949 https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cwp.4a39949
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-cwpb-03351 (digital file from original neg. of left half) LC-DIG-cwpb-03350 (digital file from original neg. of right half) LC-B8171-3608 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication. For information, see "Civil war photographs, 1861-1865," https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/120_cwar.html
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Chicago citation style:
Barnard, George N, photographer. "Auction & Negro Sales," Whitehall Street. United States Atlanta Georgia, 1864. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018666988/.
APA citation style:
Barnard, G. N., photographer. (1864) "Auction & Negro Sales," Whitehall Street. United States Atlanta Georgia, 1864. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018666988/.
MLA citation style:
Barnard, George N, photographer. "Auction & Negro Sales," Whitehall Street. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018666988/>.