Skip to main content

SCOUT

Special Collections Online at The University of Tennessee

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Johnson Cartes de Visite

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3849
Abstract

This collection contains 10 cartes de visite featuring different portraits of Andrew Johnson.

Dates: circa 1865

Civil War Camp Scene Sketch

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3493
Abstract

This pencil sketch, drawn by an unknown amateur artist during the Civil War, depicts a high-ranking Union officer seated in his tent with a Union flag on the center post and another officer standing at attention. Two more soldiers can be seen standing guard and peeking around the corner of the tent and an African American boy is portrayed playing with a cat in the left foreground.

Dates: undated

Civil War-Era Cartes de Visite

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2484
Abstract

This collection contains several cartes de visite and two tintype photographs of both prominent and unidentifiable Civil War era individuals. Neither the cartes de visite nor the tintype photographs are dated.

Dates: circa 1860s

Nathan Bedford Forrest Carte de Visite

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3848
Abstract

This collection contains one carte de visite featuring a portrait of General Nathan Bedford Forrest, labeled as "Gen. Forrest, C. S. A."

Dates: circa 1865

Photograph of African-American Soldiers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3049
Abstract

This photograph depicts African-American soldiers at a Civil War camp in Johnsonville, Tennessee. The men shown are standing on a railroad car. Also visible are full wagons, lumber, railroad tracks, and tents with fireplaces.

Dates: circa 1864

Photograph of Army Officers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1848
Abstract

A single stereograph of United States Army officers during the American Civil War. The photo was taken by noted Civil War photographer Alexander Gardner in 1861.

Dates: 1861

"The Civil War Through the Camera"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3166
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...
Dates: 1912