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This Week in Civil War Photography: November 15 - 21 Print E-mail

 


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Courtesy Library of Congress Courtesy Library of Congress November 18, 1787
Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre is born near Paris, France.  He will invent the Daguerreotype, the first commercially successful form of photography.
Courtesy Library of Congress Courtesy Library of Congress November 19, 1863
At least four photographers record at least eight images of the ceremonies consecrating the Soldiers National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
 



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