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11 rarely seen photos from the Civil War

Photography’s growing influence in the world during the Civil War allowed the conflict to be documented in a whole new way. There are hundreds of images that have become a lasting and well-known part of the historical record, but there are thousands of photos in archives around the country that have remained in relative obscurity.

Here are 11 from the National Archives and Records Administration:


11 rarely seen photos from the Civil War

(U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

11 rarely seen photos from the Civil War

(U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

11 rarely seen photos from the Civil War

(U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

11 rarely seen photos from the Civil War

(U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

11 rarely seen photos from the Civil War

(U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

11 rarely seen photos from the Civil War

(U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

11 rarely seen photos from the Civil War

(U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

11 rarely seen photos from the Civil War

(U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

11 rarely seen photos from the Civil War

(U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

11 rarely seen photos from the Civil War

(U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

11 rarely seen photos from the Civil War

(U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

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