Photo by Brady: A Picture of the Civil War

Matthew Brade hired field photographers to travel with the troops, equipped them with cameras and wagons filled with supplies, and sent them out with the directive to make a visual record of the war and to show people scenes they could have only read about before.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1800-1865)
Artist Biography
Photography
Picturing America Resource
TRC format: 
Book