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Captured by the Lens in Bermuda: The Confederate Photography of S.W. Gault

Tennessee’s Samuel Walter “S.W.” Gault traveled the U.S. as a photographer before the war, and when hostilities erupted between the North and South, he set out for Bermuda to avoid the conflict. But he could not escape the far reaches of the Civil War—and a rare opportunity to capture Confederates with his camera. Learn more about this story and others with our finding aid.

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