Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture

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The layout design for these subpages is at Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/Layout.

  1. Add a new Selected picture to the next available subpage.
  2. The caption for all selected pictures should be approximately 2 lines, for appropriate formatting in the portal main page.
  3. This portal uses a dynamic queue, and this Selected picture section is rotated weekly. After display, the selection is archived here.

Selected picture list[edit]

Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/1

Thure de Thulstrup - L. Prang and Co. - Battle of Gettysburg - Restoration by Adam Cuerden.jpg
Credit: Thure de Thulstrup

Thure de Thulstrup's Battle of Gettysburg, showing Pickett's Charge during the Battle of Gettysburg


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/2

Kurz & Allison - Assault on Fort Sanders.jpg
Credit: Kurz and Allison

Kurz and Allison's Assault on Fort Sanders, which depicts the Battle of Fort Sanders, a decisive engagement of the Knoxville Campaign


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/3

Ambrose Burnside2.jpg
Credit: Mathew Brady

Ambrose Burnside, a Union Army general who would go on to serve as Governor of Rhode Island and as a United States Senator representing the state


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/4

G a custer.jpg
Credit: George L. Andrews

George Armstrong Custer, a Union major general (brevet) and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/5

William Waud - Burning of McPhersonville 1865 - final Harper's Weekly version.jpg
Credit: William Waud

An illustration for Harper's Weekly of the burning of McPhersonville, South Carolina during the Carolinas Campaign


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/6

Battle of Spottsylvania by Thure de Thulstrup.jpg
Credit: Thure de Thulstrup

Thure de Thulstrup's Battle of Spottsylvania, depicting the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/7

George Atzerodt2.jpg
Credit: Alexander Gardner

George Atzerodt, one of the conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/8

Charles P. Stone2b.jpg
Credit: Unknown

A photograph of Union general Charles Pomeroy Stone, reportedly the first volunteer to enter the Union Army, and his daughter


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/9

Andersonville Prison.jpg
Credit: John L. Ransom

An illustration of Andersonville Prison, a Civil War prisoner-of-war camp, and is now the Andersonville National Historic Site


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/10

Republican presidential ticket 1864b.jpg
Credit: Currier and Ives

The 1864 ticket of the National Union Party, a renaming of the Republican Party designed to attract support from pro-war Northern Democrats


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/11

John Reynolds death 2.jpg
Credit: Alfred Waud

An illustration of the death of Union general John F. Reynolds while overseeing the deployment of the Iron Brigade during the Battle of Gettysburg


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/12

Doubledayo.jpg
Credit: Unknown

A portrait of Abner Doubleday, a Union general that at one time was incorrectly credited as the inventor of baseball


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/13

Kennesaw bombardment2.jpg
Credit: Alfred Waud

An illustration of the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, a battle in the Atlanta Campaign


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/14

The burning of Columbia, South Carolina, February 17, 1865.jpg
Credit: William Waud

A Harper's Weekly illustration of the capture and burning of Columbia, South Carolina, an important political and supply center for the Confederate States Army


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/15

Conf dead chancellorsville edit1.jpg
Credit: Andrew J. Russell

A photograph of Confederate soldiers killed in the Second Battle of Fredericksburg, which was in the eastern portion of the Battle of Chancellorsville


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/16

David Dixon Porter - Mathew Brady's National Photographic Art Gallery.jpg
Credit: Mathew Brady

David Dixon Porter, who served as an admiral for the Union and later as Superintendent of the US Naval Academy


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/17

Richmond Virginia damage2.jpg
Credit: Andrew J. Russell

A photograph of damage done to Richmond, Virginia during the Confederate Army's retreat from the city in 1865


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/18

Ulysses S. Grant from West Point to Appomattox.jpg
Credit: Thure de Thulstrup

Grant from West Point to Appomattox, an 1885 engraving presumably intended to commemorate Union general Ulysses S. Grant's achievements after his death


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Yorktown artillery2.jpg
Credit: James F. Gibson

A battery of 13-inch mortars employed by the Union army during the Siege of Yorktown in 1862


Portal:American Civil War/Selected picture/20

DutchGapb.jpg
Credit: Unknown

Members of the United States Colored Troops at Dutch Gap, Virginia


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