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This Week in Civil War Photography: February 7-13 Print E-mail

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Courtesy of Library of Congress Courtesy of Library of Congress February 9, 1864
Anthony Berger takes the Lincoln "Penny Profile" photograph at Mathew Brady's Gallery.  Lincoln was also photographed with his son Tad at this sitting.
Courtesy of John Richter Courtesy of John Richter February 10, 1871
Civil War photographer Samuel Weaver is run over by a rail car and killed.  Weaver's funeral service was held at St. James Lutheran Church in Gettysburg two days later.  His remains were interred in Gettysburg's Evergreen Cemetery.


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