General John A. Logan. American Civil War 1861-1865.
Stereograph showing a half length portrait of General John Alexander Logan in an oval cropping, facing left.
Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic War History, 1861-1865.
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Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).
Original negative is: LC-B8H82-4458.
During the Civil War, photographers produced thousands of stereoviews. Stereographs were popular during American Civil War. A single glass plate negative capture both images using a Stereo camera. Prints from these negatives were intended to be looked at with a special viewer called a stereoscope, which created a three-dimensional ("3-D") image. This collection includes glass stereograph negatives, as well as stereograph card prints.