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George Barnard's Civil War Photographs

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Material Type: Collection
Technical Format: Image
Date Added to MERLOT: September 02, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 20, 2012
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Author: University of Notre Dame Archives Send email to University of Notre Dame Archives 
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Submitter : Cris Guenter


The Univeristy of Notre Dame presents this online exhibit of 45 photographs taken by George Barnard during the Civil War are compelling and offer a rare glimpse of recorded history at that time. Barnard worked with Matthew Brady in New York. He accompanied the Union Army on their "March to the Sea". The site is clean, crisp and... More

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no Copyright: yes
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13 years ago

Cris Guenter (Faculty)

I used this site as a resource for interdisciplinary lesson development. The
teachers in the course were pleased with the organization of the site and
several remarked that they, in turn, used the site with their own students.
They said because the photos were real, with dates, and place names (and that
they were on the Internet) their students were motivated and wanted to know
more. For these same reasons, and the power of the actual images the potential
for cross-curriculum lessons is very good.

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