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Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896

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View Resource Matthew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals Screenshot

In the 21st century, photographer Matthew Brady (ca. 1822 - 1896) is widely remembered as a chronicler of the Civil War, but by the time the War began in 1860, Brady and his studio were already well-established as portrait photographers. This show, from the National Portrait Gallery, presents 21 of Brady's portraits of Union Generals. The introduction on the website is illustrated with a view of...

http://www.npg.si.edu/exhibit/uniongenerals/