An estimated 70% of all Civil War documentary photographs were shot as “stereoviews,” the 19th Century equivalent of 3-D. Our new photography special, in conjunction with the Center for Civil War Photography, will let you see Civil War photos as the photographers intended — in three dimensions.
(6 photos in gallery)
3-D Photo 3
Union soldiers burying their dead, Fredericksburg, VA, May 1864
3-D Photo 2
Breakfast, camp at the Union headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, Brandy Station, Va., winter 1863-1864
3-D Photo 1
Federal rifles, Petersburg, VA, 1865
3-D Assessment Photo
Ruins of the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad depot, Richmond, VA, 1865
James River - USS Monitor
Deck and turret of U.S.S. Monitor, James River, VA, 1862
Charleston - Fort Sumter
Federal seaborne expeditions near Charleston, S.C., 1865
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