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Collection Reference Number GLC05135.102
From Archive Folder Carte de visites, cabinet cards and stereocards by Brady and others 
Title Ackerman
Date ca. 1861-1865
Document Type Photograph
Content Description Bust portrait.
Subjects Civil War  Union Forces  Union General  Military History  Government and Civics  American Statesmen  
People Akerman, Amos Tappan (1821-1880)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme The American Civil War; Government & Politics
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Folder Information: This collection contains 138 carte de visites, 4 stereocards and 1 cabinet card of various Civil War era generals, politicians, and interesting civilians. The collection was assembled by a private collector. Imprints include E. & H.T. Anthony, A.S. Morse, Brady, and Armistead & Taylor. The collection has been broken down into the following categories: 1-58 Union generals, also includes Johnny Clem; #59-85 Confederate generals; #86-90 Montages of generals (1 Confederate); #91-101 Civilian personalities and notables (including Lincoln, Jefferson and Varina Davis, cabinet members, etc.); #102-124 Bust portraits, mostly senators, from Brady’s National Portrait Gallery; #125-138 Civil War scenes, mostly western theatre; #139-144 Stereocards and one cabinet card. The collection contains very handsome vignette bust views of U.S. Grant (#14) and R.E. Lee (#73), Armistead & Taylor portraits of Sherman and Osterhaus; A.S. Morse portraits of Davis, Jackson and Longstreet; a Lincoln portrait (#93; Ostendorf 71), and montages of military leaders from both sides. There is also a tintype carte de visite of a soldier who served at Gettysburg (#100).
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945