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Barnard's Photographic Views of the Sherman Campaign, 1866

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  • Coverage Dates: circa 1866
  • Update Frequency: Complete
  • Audience: General, research, student

Barnard's Photographic Views of the Sherman Campaign Barnard's Photographic Views of the Sherman Campaign, 1866 contains images of the 61 albumen prints found in early American photographer and member of the Matthew Brady studio, George N. Barnard's 1866 Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign. Barnard was the official photographer for the United States Army, Chief Engineer's Office, Division of the Mississippi and accompanied Sherman's Army during the "March to the Sea" in November and December, 1864. Early in 1865 Barnard photographed Savannah, Georgia, and Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina. In 1866 he returned to the South to continue documenting the war and its effects. Subjects of the photographs include Sherman and his generals, Nashville, Chattanooga Valley, Atlanta, and Savannah. The images were digitized from an 1866 Wynkoop & Hallenbeck edition owned by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia.

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