Rare Gory Civil War Photographs

Gettysburg, Pa. Confederate dead at the edge of the Rose woods, July 5, 1863] Summary Photograph from the main eastern theater of the war, Gettysburg, June-July, 1863. Contributor Names Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer Created / Published 1863 July [5]

Gory civil war photographs are part of the many fascinating images from this important historical event.

Manassas, Virginia. Confederate winter quarters
Manassas, Virginia. Confederate winter quarters, 1862
Washington, District of Columbia. Buildings destroyed by great fire where Col. Ellsworth's Zouaves distinguished themselves Created / Published [between 1861 and 1869]
Washington, District of Columbia. Buildings destroyed by great fire where Col. Ellsworth’s Zouaves distinguished themselves. Created between 1861 and 1869
Gettysburg, Pa. Three Confederate prisoners] Summary Photograph from the main eastern theater of the war, Gettysburg, June-July, 1863. Created / Published 1863 July.
Gettysburg, Pa. Three Confederate prisoners
Photograph from the main eastern theater of the war, Gettysburg, June-July, 1863.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Dead Confederate sharpshooter at the foot of Round Top Contributor Names Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer Created / Published 1863 July.
Gory civil war photographs showing Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Dead Confederate sharpshooter at the foot of Round Top. Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer, Created 1863 July
Gettysburg, Pa. Confederate dead at the edge of the Rose woods, July 5, 1863] Summary Photograph from the main eastern theater of the war, Gettysburg, June-July, 1863. Contributor Names Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer Created / Published 1863 July [5]
Gory civil war photographs showing Gettysburg, Pa. Confederate dead at the edge of the Rose woods, July 5, 1863. Photograph from the main eastern theater of the war, Gettysburg, June-July, 1863.
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer

Group at transportation office, Aquia Creek, Va. Contributor Names O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882, photographer Created / Published Feb. 1863.
Group at transportation office, Aquia Creek, Va.
Feb. 1863
Port Royal Island, S.C. Coosaw Ferry; battleground of January 1, 1862, in the distance] Summary Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Port Royal, S.C., 1861-1862. Contributor Names O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882, photographer Created / Published [1862]
Port Royal Island, S.C. Coosaw Ferry; battleground of January 1, 1862, in the distance
Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Port Royal, S.C., 1861-1862.
Aquia Creek, Virginia. Captain J.W. Forsyth, the Provost Marshall
Created 1863 Feb
Culpeper, Virginia. Colonel Wood and friends Contributor Names O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882, photographer Created / Published 1863 Nov.
Culpeper, Virginia. Colonel Wood and friends
O’Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882, photographer, Created  1863 Nov.
Soldiers' Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia
Soldiers’ Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia, 1861
Cumberland Landing, Virginia. Federal encampment on the Pamunkey River
Cumberland Landing, Virginia. Federal encampment on the Pamunkey River, 1862
Cumberland Landing, Virginia. Federal encampment on Pamunkey
Cumberland Landing, Virginia. Federal encampment on Pamunkey, 1862
Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Gun with muzzle shot away
Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Gun with muzzle shot away, January 1865
Washington, District of Columbia. Grand review of the army
Washington, District of Columbia. Grand review of the army, May 1865
Brandy Station, Virginia. Major William Riddle and friends. Headquarters, Army of the Potomac Contributor Names O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882, photographer Created / Published 1864 Apr.
Brandy Station, Virginia. Major William Riddle and friends. Headquarters, Army of the Potomac
1864 Apr.
Beaufort, S.C. Gen. Isaac I. Stevens (seated) and staff on porch of a house
Beaufort, S.C. Gen. Isaac I. Stevens (seated) and staff on porch of a house

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Port Royal, S.C., 1861-1862.

Ambulance Corps. Method of removing wounded from the fieldRare gory civil war photographs showing Ambulance Corps. Method of removing wounded from the field, 1861

Washington, District of Columbia. Officers of 3d Regiment Massachusetts Heavy Artillery
Washington, District of Columbia. Officers of 3d Regiment Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, 1865
Drewry's Bluff, Virginia. Federal transports with cargoes of artillery on the James
Drewry’s Bluff, Virginia. Federal transports with cargoes of artillery on the James, April 1865