Military Images

Civil War Bandsmen

A gallery of 42 images collected in collaboration with Editor Dale Niesen of the Facebook group “The Image Collector” and contributions by collectors,...

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Flags and Secession Cockades

30 representative images from the Matthew L. Oswalt M.D. Collection showcase Southern soldiers and civilians. The photographs are introduced with a biographical...

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Army Life

An essay in eight ambrotypes and tintypes captures the essence of the Union soldiers’ Civil War experience. Story by David B. Holcomb This story is...

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Confederate Calendar

In 1976, Texas photography Larry Jones of Austin, Texas, produced his first calendar with Confederate photographs. Little could he have realized that he’d...

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Green-Wood Cemetery

A final resting place for more than 5,000 Union and Confederate veterans in Brooklyn, N.Y., the cemetery is also distinguished as one of the earliest burial...

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Finding Aid: Autumn 2021

A complete table of contents for the Summer 2021 issue of Military Images magazine, and information about how to purchase single issues and subscriptions....

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Civil War Buglers

A gallery of 31 images collected in collaboration with Editor Dale Niesen of the Facebook group “The Image Collector” and contributions by collectors,...

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Mississippi Marine Brigade

One of the Civil War’s most novel fighting forces, the Mississippi Marine Brigade, began its life as a fleet of rams, the brainchild of civil engineer...

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The Compact

In 1864, a dozen soldiers at the U.S.A. General Hospital in York, Pa., pondered their futures. The men, including three hospital stewards, planned a reunion...

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“Lost an Arm in Freedom’s Fray”

About 25,000 Union soldiers suffered amputations during the Civil War. These limbless men re-entered society, some faring well and others not. Here, we...

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