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This Week in Civil War Photography: December 27- January 2 Print E-mail


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Courtesy Library of Congress Courtesy Library of Congress December 28, 1863
Civil War photographer George Barnard hired by the Topographical Branch of the Department of Engineers, Army of the Cumberland.
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David Woodbury shoots the arrival of a Negro family into the Union lines.  The Union troops were officially not supposed to fraternize or give aid to contrabands, but regularly allowed them to set up camps at military installations.

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