CDR-1128: SR Set: The American Civil War

Of particular interest for the teaching of American history, our images of the American Civil War offer portraits of the major players, portrayals of battle scenes, and artist's representations of historical events leading up to the war, including depictions of slavery. The inclusion of historic photographs add a sense of immediacy to the dramatic events they portray. 1/2011 Please note: Academic Image Sets are offered to show the breadth of our collections. You do not need to order an entire set; you can also order individual images from each Set.



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Title: The Slave Deck of the Bark 'Wildfire', Brought into Key West on April 30, 1860
Creator(s): American School
Description: black and white photograph
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Lincoln's Address at Gettysburg
Creator(s): Stephen James Ferris
Description: black and white photo
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: The Night Assault on Battery Wagner, July 18th 1863
Creator(s): Julian Oliver Davidson
C. H. Reed
Clarence Clough Buel
Robert Underwood Johnson
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: The Nation is at War and Must Have Men
Creator(s): Howard Pyle
Description: Recruiting speech of Major Harry Young, Sheridan's chief of recruitment.
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: The Harvest of Death, Gettysburg
Creator(s): Timothy O'Sullivan
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: The Fall of Richmond, Virginia, 2nd April 1865
Creator(s): Nathaniel Currier
James Merritt Ives
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: The Death of General James B. Mcpherson at The Battle of Atlanta, July 22nd, 1864
Creator(s): American School
Kurz & Allison
Description: black and white photo
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: The Battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, May 5th & 6th 1864
Creator(s): American School
Currier & Ives
Description: black and white photograph
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: The Battle of Resaca, Georgia, May 14th 1864
Creator(s): Waud, Alfred R.
Robert Underwood Johnson
Clarence Clough Buel
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: The Battle of Lexington, Missouri, 17th-20th September 1861
Creator(s): American School
Description: black and white photograph
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: The Battle of Cedar Creek, Oct. 19th, 1864
Creator(s): American School
Kurz & Allison
Description: black and white photo
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Surrender of the 'Tennessee', Battle of Mobile Bay
Creator(s): Julian Oliver Davidson
Robert Underwood Johnson
Clarence Clough Buel
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: The Battle at Bull Run: The Gallant Sixty-Ninth N.Y.S.M. Assaulting a Rebel Battery Masked with Bushes and Carrying it at the Point of the Bayonet
Creator(s): American School
Description: black and white photograph
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Gettysburg Wheat Field
Creator(s): Mathew B. Brady
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Title: The Second Battle of Bull Run, Fought 29th August 1862
Creator(s): American School
Currier & Ives
Description: black and white photograph
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Blenker's Brigade Covering the Retreat Near Centreville, July 1861
Creator(s): American School
Description: black and white photograph
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: The Fifteenth Amendment, signed by President Ulysses S. Grant (1822-85) March 1870
Creator(s): American School
Description: black and white photograph
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Sheridan's First Interview with Rowand
Creator(s): Howard Pyle
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Abraham Lincoln
Creator(s): William Marsh
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Title: Beauregard-Keyes House
Creator(s): Correjolles, Francois
Description: General view
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.
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Title: Farewell Address of General Robert E. Lee
Creator(s): American School
Burk and McFetridge
Description: black and white photograph
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Battle at Corrack's Ford, Between the Troops of General McClellan's Command, Under General Morris, Led by Captain Benham, and the Rebel Army Under General Garnett, July 14th 1861
Creator(s): American School
Description: black and white photograph
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Struggle on a Bridge During the Retreat from Manassas, July 1861
Creator(s): Felix Octavius Carr Darley
W. Ridgway
Description: black and white photograph
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Major General Ambrose Everett Burnside
Creator(s): American School
T. W. Hunt
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Landing of troops on Roanoke Island, Burnside Expedition, 8th February 1862
Creator(s): William Momberger
George E. Perine
Description: black and white photograph
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Electoral campaign poster for the Union nomination with Abraham Lincoln running for President and Andrew Johnson for Vice-President
Creator(s): American School
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Carrying off the Wounded after the battle of Antietam in 1862
Creator(s): Waud, Alfred R.
Description: black and white photo
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: General Schenck with Four Companies of the First Ohio Regiment, Surprised and Fired into by a Confederate Masked Battery, near Vienna, VA., June 17th 1861
Creator(s): American School
Description: black and white photograph
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Sheet Music Cover for 'The Conquered Banner'
Creator(s): American School
A. E. Blackmar
Description: black and white photo
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Secession Meeting in Front of the Mills House, Meeting Street, Charleston, South Carolina
Creator(s): American School
Description: black and white photo
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Great Battle at Wilson's Creek, near Springfield, Missouri, Between 5,500 Union Troops Under Generals Lyon and Siegel and 23,000 Rebels Under Generals McCulloch and Price, August 10th 1861
Creator(s): American School
Description: black and white photograph
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: 'His army broke up and followed him, weeping and sobbing'
Creator(s): Howard Pyle
Description: Illustration from 'General Lee as I Knew Him' by A.R.H. Ranson, pub. in Harper's Magazine, February 1911.
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Breech-Loading Needlefire Sporting Rifle
Creator(s): R. Berger
Description: Detail.
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Title: Percussion Target Rifle
Creator(s): Julius Grudchos
Selmar Eggers
Description: Right
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Title: Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver
Creator(s): Samuel Colt
Gustave Young
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Title: Abraham Lincoln (1809-65)
Creator(s): Alexander Gardner
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
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Title: Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), 16th President of US
Creator(s): William Morris Hunt
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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Title: Abraham Lincoln
Creator(s): Alexander Gardner
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Title: Monument to Slavery
Creator(s): Clara Sörnäs
Description: closer view of five shackled figures in the well
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
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Title: Monument to Slavery
Creator(s): Clara Sörnäs
Description: detail of shackled slave
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.