Lens of war : exploring iconic photographs of the Civil War / edited by J. Matthew Gallman and Gary W. Gallagher.

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Main Authors: Gallagher, Gary W. (Editor), Gallman, J. Matthew (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2015.
Series:Uncivil wars.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / J. Matthew Gallman and Gary W. Gallagher
  • Part I. Leaders
  • The "Gettysburg" Lincoln: the back story of a full-frontal photograph / Harold Holzer
  • Robert E. Lee and Traveller in Petersburg / Ethan S. Rafuse
  • "It is just what it is and nothing else": Grant after Cold Harbor / Joan Waugh
  • Jeb Stuart in full finery / Gary W. Gallagher
  • Roads to Antietam: George McClellan, Abraham Lincoln, and Alexander Gardner / J. Matthew Gallman
  • The weird one: Stonewall Jackson's Chancellorsville portrait / Kathryn Shively Meier
  • The peculiar genius of William Tecumseh Sherman / Joseph T. Glatthaar
  • Part II. Soldiers
  • Looking at war: Union soldiers in the Peninsula Campaign / Aaron Sheehan-Dean
  • Cary Robinson's last Christmas / Emory M. Thomas
  • Confederates at Gettysburg / Brooks D. Simpson
  • Champ Ferguson / Daniel E. Sutherland
  • Who are they? / Carol Reardon
  • Part III. Civilians
  • A family in camp / Caroline E. Janney
  • What's in a face: Annie Etheridge Hooks and civil work / Jane E. Schultz
  • Refugee camp at Helena, Arkansas, 1863 / Thavolia Glymph
  • Finding a new war in an old image / Susan Eva O'Donovan
  • Part IV. Victims
  • My dead Confederate / James Marten
  • Andrew J. Russell and the stone wall at Fredericksburg / Earl J. Hess
  • "A harvest of death": negative by Timothy O'Sullivan, positive by Alexander Gardner / Stephen Cushman
  • Colonel William P. Rogers and his comrades: postmortem at Corinth, Mississippi, October 1862 / T. Michael Parrish
  • "Eye of history": looking at Civil War prisoners of war / Judith A. Giesberg
  • A dead horse / James I. Robertson Jr
  • Part V. Places
  • City Point, Virginia: the nerve center of the Union war effort / Elizabeth R. Varon
  • The book or the gun? / Stephen Berry
  • From home front to ruins: the Fredericksburg destruction / William A. Blair
  • George N. Barnard, "Charleston, S.C. view of ruined buildings through porch of the Circular Church (150 Meeting Street)," 1865 / Megan Kate Nelson
  • The Grand Review / Steven E. Woodworth.