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Civil War Photography

To Serve Is to Live: Reflections From 'Photography and the American Civil War'

Frances Hesselbein | Posted 10.29.2013 | Impact
Frances Hesselbein

When we talked, every night by telephone, he often reminded me, "Hey, Mom, remember: I was a soldier, I am a soldier, I will always be a soldier. " And so he was.

LOOK: Gettysburg Images A 'Blast' From The Past

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.03.2013 | DC

From July 1 until July 3, 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg raged. The famous battle became known as a turning point in the war that shifted momentum ...

The War for the Union: A Slave Pen in Alexandria

Ghosts of DC | Posted 09.02.2013 | DC
Ghosts of DC

This is an incredible stereographic card, taken during the Civil War. It's a powerful image of an Alexandria slave pen.

LOOK: 3-D Civil War Images Of Alexandria

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.25.2012 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Wednesday night there's a reprise of historian Wally Owen's lecture "A Visual Tour of Civil War Alexandria." The presentation featu...

'South Park', King Tut & Kobe: Highlights This Week

Posted 06.16.2011 | Arts

It's been a wild ride on HuffPost Arts: from Kobe Bryant's smart car shenanigans to bizarre "South Park"-inspired art, from the greatest museums never...

PHOTOS: The Faces Of The Civil War

Posted 06.11.2011 | Arts

Why do the men in Civil War portraits look so calm? The soldiers, who fought some of the bloodiest battles in American history, couldn't have been at ...