Images from the Civil War and Reconstruction


The Louisiana Research Collection preserves a renowned collection of images pertaining to the Civil War and its aftermath. Among its holdings are more than 1,000 photographs, lithographs, and drawings from the Louisiana Historical Association depicting the Civil War and Reconstruction era. Subjects include political leaders, soldier and regimental portraits, studio portraits of general officers, photographs of memorial committees and veteransí organizations, and forts and battlefields. Also included are images pertaining to the Army of Northern Virginia, the Washington Artillery, and photographs of Confederate monuments. Many of the images are unique, and many are by some of New Orleansís more noted photographers.


Ascension Parish, Sons of Veterans
S of V. Parish of Ascention. The canon is being prepared.,
Battle of Antietam
Gallant charge of General Burnside's Division at the bridge,
Battle of Corinth
Fort Muhmett (spelling?),
Battle of Corinth
Fort Muhmett (spelling?),
Battle of Shiloh
Engraving of the Battle of Shiloh., From a painting by Alonzo Chappel,
Battle Scene
Battle field,
Beach Hurst
Advertises homes in the Pass Christian area of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.,
Beauvoir home outside view
The old home of Jefferson Davis, the only president of the Southern confederacy.,
Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis Shrine
Beauvoir Jefferson Davis Shrine
Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis Shrine
Bedroom at Robert E. Lee Mansion
Bedroom of Jeff Davis Beauvoir House
Bell Bridge
Bellechase House of Judah P. Benjamin
Home of Judah P. Benjamin, first Attorney General, later Secretary of War and finally Secretary of State of the Confederate States of America. The photo is the cover of a postcard.,