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20 Historic Photos Shown In Extraordinary Color

Abraham Lincoln by Alexander Gardner, taken in February 1865. | 20 Historic Photos Shown In Extraordinary Color


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Ulysses S. Grant. Commander of the Union army and 18th president of the United States, not to mention the face of the 50 dollar bill.


U.S.A. General William Tecumseh Sherman, 1865. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65)


Great story---On Sunday, August 9, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln, along with his secretary John Hay, visited photographer Alexander Gardner’s new Washington, D.C. studio at 7th and D Street. It was there that Lincoln, who according to Hay was in good spirits, sat for Gardner for the fourth time, producing a number of new likenesses. Nine days after his sitting, Mr. Gardner received a letter signed by the president. (Follow link to read letter.)