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Topic: alexander gardner

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[Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, seated]

[Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, seated]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln with a badly swollen hand after shaking hands with thousands of people during his journey to Washington, DC. During most of the sitting he kept his right hand closed or out of view. ... more

Headquarters of General Hooker

Headquarters of General Hooker

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Ruins at end of Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Bridge, Richmond

Ruins at end of Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Bridge, Richmond

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

St. Peter's Church near White House, Where Washington was Married.  General E. V. Sumner and Staff

St. Peter's Church near White House, Where Washington was Married. Ge...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Custom House, Richmond, Virginia (after evacuation)

Custom House, Richmond, Virginia (after evacuation)

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Antietam Bridge, On the Sharpsburgh and Boonsboro Turnpike, No. 3, September 1862

Antietam Bridge, On the Sharpsburgh and Boonsboro Turnpike, No. 3, Sep...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Mrs. Greenhow and Daughter, Imprisoned in the Old Capitol, Washington

Mrs. Greenhow and Daughter, Imprisoned in the Old Capitol, Washington

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Lutheran Church, Sharpsburgh, Maryland, September 1862

Lutheran Church, Sharpsburgh, Maryland, September 1862

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Mrs. Greenhow and Daughter, Imprisoned in the Old Capitol, Washington

Mrs. Greenhow and Daughter, Imprisoned in the Old Capitol, Washington

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Pontoon Bridge Across the Potomac, Berlin, October 1862

Pontoon Bridge Across the Potomac, Berlin, October 1862

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Burying the Dead on the Battlefield of Antietam, September 1862

Burying the Dead on the Battlefield of Antietam, September 1862

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Group at Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, Antietam, October 1862

Group at Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, Antietam, October 18...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Military Telegraphic Corps, Army of the Potomac, Berlin, October 1862

Military Telegraphic Corps, Army of the Potomac, Berlin, October 1862

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

[Antietam Battlefield]

[Antietam Battlefield]

At the outbreak of the Civil War Alexander Gardner was appointed to General George McClellan's staff with the honorary rank of captain. Initially he and a small corps of photographers copied maps and charts for... more

President Lincoln of battle-field of Antietam, October 3, 1862 / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

President Lincoln of battle-field of Antietam, October 3, 1862 / Alex....

Photograph shows Abraham Lincoln at Antietam, Maryland, on Friday, October 3, 1862; Lincoln is posed standing by a chair and facing McClellan with other Union Army officers grouped outside a tent. From left to ... more

Scene in Pleasant Valley, Maryland / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Scene in Pleasant Valley, Maryland / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Photograph showing a group of men and women, including Union army officers' family members, on the porch of a house owned by Mrs. Lee. The two officers were members of the staff of Gen. McClellan and Gen. Burnside.

Pontoon Bridge, Across the Potomac, at Berlin, Maryland, November 1862

Pontoon Bridge, Across the Potomac, at Berlin, Maryland, November 1862

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Scouts and guides to the Army of the Potomac / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Scouts and guides to the Army of the Potomac / Alex. Gardner, photogra...

Illustration showing members of the Secret Service department of the Army of the Potomac.

Antietam Bridge, On the Sharpsburg and Boonsboro Turnpike, No. 2, September 1862

Antietam Bridge, On the Sharpsburg and Boonsboro Turnpike, No. 2, Sept...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Antietam Bridge, On the Sharpsburg and Boonsboro Turnpike, No. 1, September 1862

Antietam Bridge, On the Sharpsburg and Boonsboro Turnpike, No. 1, Sept...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

View in the Field, On the West Side of the Hagerstown Road, After the Battle of Antietam, Maryland, September 1862

View in the Field, On the West Side of the Hagerstown Road, After the ...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Group at Secret Service Department, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Antietam, October 1862

Group at Secret Service Department, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac,...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

What do I want, John Henry? Warrenton, Va., November 1862 / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

What do I want, John Henry? Warrenton, Va., November 1862 / Alex. Gard...

White soldier sitting facing young black servant, who is holding bottle and cake(?), with two other soldiers sitting and one standing in front of two tents.

Group at Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, Antietam, October 1862

Group at Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, Antietam, October 18...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Burnside Bridge, Across the Antietam, near Sharpsburg, No. 1, September 1862

Burnside Bridge, Across the Antietam, near Sharpsburg, No. 1, Septembe...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Pontoon bridge across the Potomac, at Berlin / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Pontoon bridge across the Potomac, at Berlin / Alex. Gardner, photogra...

Photograph showing a pontoon bridge across the Potomac River to the village of Berlin, Maryland.

Confederate Soldier [on the Battlefield at Antietam]

Confederate Soldier [on the Battlefield at Antietam]

The Battle of Antietam (named after a creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland) occurred on September 17, 1862, and was known as the "bloodiest single day of the war." More than 26,000 soldiers on both sides were wounde... more

[President Abraham Lincoln, Major General John A. McClernand (right), and E. J. Allen (Allan Pinkerton, left), Chief of the Secret Service of the United States, at Secret Service Department, Headquarters Army of the Potomac, near  Antietam, Maryland]

[President Abraham Lincoln, Major General John A. McClernand (right), ...

Two weeks after he recorded the carnage at Antietam, Alexander Gardner returned to the battlefield to photograph the visit of President Abraham Lincoln. The president made the seventy-mile journey to Maryland t... more

Is This Death - Antietam Battlefield, September 1862

Is This Death - Antietam Battlefield, September 1862

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

View on the Battlefield of Antietam, September 1862

View on the Battlefield of Antietam, September 1862

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

[President Abraham Lincoln, Major General John A. McClernand (right), and E. J. Allen (Allan Pinkerton, left), Chief of the Secret Service of the United States, at Secret Service Department, Headquarters Army of the Potomac, near  Antietam, Maryland]

[President Abraham Lincoln, Major General John A. McClernand (right), ...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Falmouth, Virginia. Abandoned Camp

Falmouth, Virginia. Abandoned Camp

Andrew Joseph Russell (American, 1830–1902)

Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War, Volume 2

Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War, Volume 2

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

[Black Soldier in Camp]

[Black Soldier in Camp]

Possibly by Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Aquia Creek Landing

Aquia Creek Landing

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

[Panorama of Camp Winfield Scott, Yorktown, Virginia]

[Panorama of Camp Winfield Scott, Yorktown, Virginia]

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Field Where General Reynolds Fell, Gettysburg

Field Where General Reynolds Fell, Gettysburg

This photograph of the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg appears in the two-volume opus Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War (1865-66). Gardner's publication is egalitarian. Offended by Brady's hab... more

A Harvest of Death, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

A Harvest of Death, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

This photograph of the rotting dead awaiting burial after the Battle of Gettysburg is perhaps the best-known Civil War landscape. It was published in Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War (1866), the na... more

Incidents of the war / A. Gardner, photographer.

Incidents of the war / A. Gardner, photographer.

Photograph showing scouts and guides of the Army of the Potomac in Brandy Station, Virginia.

Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War, Volume 1

Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War, Volume 1

This photograph of the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg appears in the two-volume opus Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War (1865-66). Gardner's publication is egalitarian. Offended by Brady's hab... more

Home of a rebel sharpshooter / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Home of a rebel sharpshooter / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Photograph showing a dead Confederate soldier and his gun.

General McClellan and Staff

General McClellan and Staff

Attributed to Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Studying the art of war / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Studying the art of war / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Photograph showing a group of officers at Fairfax courthouse including: Major Ludlow, Lt. Rosencranz, Count Zeppalin, Lt. Colonel Dickinson, and Ulric Dahlgren.

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Supreme Court of the United States / A. Gardner, photographer.

The Supreme Court of the United States / A. Gardner, photographer.

Photo shows Clerk D.W. Middleton, Associate Justices Davis [misspelled on photo as Davies], Swayne, Grier [misspelled on photo as Greer], Wayne, Nelson, Clifford, Miller, Field, and Chief Justice Chase

Petersburg

Petersburg

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

Petersburg

Petersburg

Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

Cannon, Fortress Monroe

Cannon, Fortress Monroe

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

Castle Thunder, ex-tobacco factory, Petersburg

Castle Thunder, ex-tobacco factory, Petersburg

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Jericho Mills, North Anna, Virginia / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Jericho Mills, North Anna, Virginia / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Photograph showing a pontoon bridge connecting one side of the North Anna River in Virginia with the Union Army camp after their defeat of the Confederates.

[Printed mount for Civil War photograph]

[Printed mount for Civil War photograph]

Mount for photographic print by Alexander Gardner of negative by Timothy O'Sullivan published by Philip & Solomons, Washington [D.C.].

Petersburg

Petersburg

Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

Petersburg

Petersburg

Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)

Gardner's Gallery, 7th and D Streets, Washington, D.C.

Gardner's Gallery, 7th and D Streets, Washington, D.C.

The tremendous changes underway in the medium of photography in the early 1860s are documented in the wealth of advertising covering the two façades of the Washington, D.C., gallery of Alexander Gardner. In aut... more

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

View on canal, near Crenshaw's Mill, Richmond, Virginia / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

View on canal, near Crenshaw's Mill, Richmond, Virginia / Alex. Gardne...

Photograph showing a view of the canal on which supplies were brought to the Confederate capital. Crenshaw's flour mill is on the left.

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

[Four Officers]

[Four Officers]

Gardner was an expert in the new wet-collodion-on-glass-plate process of photography and able manager of Mathew Brady's Washington, D.C., portrait studio from 1858 until 1862, when he had a falling-out with his... more

Brigadier General Gustavus A. DeRussy and Staff on Steps of Arlington House, Arlington, Virginia

Brigadier General Gustavus A. DeRussy and Staff on Steps of Arlington ...

Gardner was an expert in the new wet-collodion-on-glass-plate photographic process and was manager of Mathew B. Brady's Washington, D.C., portrait studio. He split with Brady in November 1862 and formed his own... more

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

Chief Officer and Clerks of the Ambulance Department, 9th Army Corps, in Front of Petersburg, Virginia

Chief Officer and Clerks of the Ambulance Department, 9th Army Corps, ...

Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)

The Wilderness Battlefield

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)

Quarles' Mill, North Anna, Virginia / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Quarles' Mill, North Anna, Virginia / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Photograph showing Quarles Mill on the North Anna River where soldiers in nearby camps caught fish.

Wharf opposite Richmond

Wharf opposite Richmond

John Reekie (American, active 1860s)

Ruins of Arsenal, Richmond, Virginia

Ruins of Arsenal, Richmond, Virginia

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, Virginia

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Ruins near Canal Basin, Richmond

Ruins near Canal Basin, Richmond

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Mill, Richmond, Virginia

Mill, Richmond, Virginia

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Richmond after the Evacuation

Richmond after the Evacuation

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

[Broadside for the Capture of John Wilkes Booth, John Surratt, and David Herold]

[Broadside for the Capture of John Wilkes Booth, John Surratt, and Dav...

On the night of April 14, 1865, just five days after Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox, John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln at the Ford Theatre in Washington, D.C. Within twenty-four hours, Secret Service direc... more

[The Wilderness Battlefield]

[The Wilderness Battlefield]

The Battle of the Wilderness was fought May 5-7, 1864, in the same Virginia forest disputed a year before in the Chancellorsville campaign. When the soldiers took their positions in the woods, the ground was al... more

Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, Virginia

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Wharves at Richmond, Virginia

Wharves at Richmond, Virginia

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

[Grand Army Review, Washington, D.C.]

[Grand Army Review, Washington, D.C.]

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

[Grand Army Review, Washington, D.C.]

[Grand Army Review, Washington, D.C.]

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)