Early Republic Photos

The National Archives recently made available 6,000 digitized images online for free. They come from the Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes (National Archives's Local Identifier 111-B) series. If you aren't familiar with Brady, Mathew Brady (1823-1896) was one of the most prolific photographers of the nineteenth century, creating a visual documentation of the Civil War …

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