Images from the Civil War and Reconstruction

Description

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.

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Philip H. Sheridan
Portrait of Philip H. Sheridan, digitallibrary@tulane.edu
Philip H. Sheridan
Engraved portrait of Philip H. Sheridan from Le Monde Illustre, digitallibrary@tulane.edu
Philip H. Sheridan
Portrait of Philip H. Sheridan, digitallibrary@tulane.edu
Philip H. Sheridan
Engraved portrait of Philip H. Sheridan, digitallibrary@tulane.edu
Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg
In the midst of a battle scene, digitallibrary@tulane.edu
Pickett's Division
Pickett's division lying under cover during the artillery fire at Gettysburg before the charge, digitallibrary@tulane.edu
Pierre Soule
digitallibrary@tulane.edu
Portrait engravings of Confederate officers
General Braxton Bragg, General Jon C. Breckinridge, General Wade Hampton, General Alex P. Stewart, Admiral Raphael Semmes., digitallibrary@tulane.edu
President Andrew Johnson
An Etched portrait of President Andrew Johnson, larc@tulane.edu
President Andrew Johnson
An Etched portrait of President Andrew Johnson, larc@tulane.edu
President Benito Juárez
A portrait of Mexican President Benito Juárez, larc@tulane.edu
President Jefferson Davis' home
The Davis mansion at Richmond as it appeared in war times, digitallibrary@tulane.edu
Private Chas Laudumley
A portrait of Private Chas Laudumley, larc@tulane.edu
Rear-Admiral H. H. Bell
A portrait of the late Rear-Admiral H.H. Bell, U.S.N., digitallibrary@tulane.edu
Rear Rivis Salient
Canon bordered by a fence, digitallibrary@tulane.edu
Rear-view of Arlington Mansion
Pictured is the rear-view of the Arlington mansion showing the out-houses and the well, digitallibrary@tulane.edu
Reception hall
digitallibrary@tulane.edu
Recumbent Figure of General Robert E. Lee
An engraved portrait of General Robert E. Lee of the Confederate States Army lying down. The sculpture by Edward Virginius Valentine is in Lee Chapel on the campus of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia., larc@tulane.edu
The Retreat from Gettysburg
Trains with wounded young from Cashtown to Williamsport under escort of Cavalry and 10 guns of Washington Artillery all under command of General Imboden, digitallibrary@tulane.edu

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