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This Week in Civil War Photography: February 21-27 Print E-mail

 


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February 23, 1819
Civil War photographer George Smith Cook is born in Stratford, CT.

February 24, 1861

Alexander Gardner photographs President Lincoln and his swollen hand (from excessive handshaking).
February 27, 1860
Mathew Brady records a collodion negative of Abraham Lincoln on the morning of the Cooper Union speech.
 
 



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