Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The Civil War, Part 1: The Places

Although photography was still in its infancy, war correspondents produced thousands of images, bringing the harsh realities of the frontlines to those on the home front in a new and visceral way. As brother fought brother and the nation's future grew uncertain, the public appetite for information was fed by these images from the trenches, rivers, farms, and cities that became fields of battle.
by The Atlantic (http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2012/02/the-civil-war-part-1-the-places/100241/)

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