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"The Civil War Through the Camera"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3166

This collection consists of a 1912 paperback booklet entitled "The Civil War Through the Camera" containing text by historian Henry W. Elson and photographs taken by Matthew Brady and others. This booklet is the sixteenth and final part of a series documenting the Civil War, particularly through photographs, and is subtitled, "The Last Invasion of Tennessee, Franklin and Nashville, the Fall of Petersburg, Appomattox and Lee's Surrender." This final part covers the end of the war, including the battle of Nashville in December 1864 and the Confederate surrender at Appomattox in April 1865.

Dates

  • 1912

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of a 1912 paperback booklet entitled "The Civil War Through the Camera" containing text by historian Henry W. Elson and photographs taken by Matthew Brady and others. This booklet is the sixteenth and final part of a series documenting the Civil War, particularly through photographs, and is subtitled, "The Last Invasion of Tennessee, Franklin and Nashville, the Fall of Petersburg, Appomattox and Lee's Surrender." This final part covers the end of the war, including the battle of Nashville in December 1864 and the Confederate surrender at Appomattox in April 1865.

Biographical/Historical Note

“The Civil War Through the Camera" was a series published in 1912 providing a complete history of the Civil War through text and photographs. Each part of the series included accounts of various battles during the war and accompanying pictures by various photographers, most notably Matthew Brady.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480