Category Archives: Photography

Walking the Exposed Federal Line at Reams Station

Key to the Union failure at Reams Station is the poor tactical position they assumed around the tracks of the Weldon Railroad. This morning’s piece by Ryan Quint explores the previous exhaustive campaigning experienced by the Second Corps of the … Continue reading

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Slow Business at the “Fruit and Oyster House”

Some of the best images of the American Civil War can be found in the long campaign around the city of Petersburg. Teams of photographers swooped over the battlefield to document the story, capturing impressive shots of the massive fortifications and … Continue reading

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Evening in the Widow Tapp Field

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Throwback Thursday in the Wilderness and at Spotsylvania Court House

While recently cleaning the house, my wife came across an old jump drive that I thought we lost in our move to Pittsburgh almost five years ago. I was pleasantly surprised to find a great many pictures and articles I … Continue reading

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Shooting Along Fredericksburg’s Stone Wall

photography by Jackson Mackowski Earlier this week, ECW co-founder Chris Mackowski took his son Jackson out for some photography lessons. The two spend some time along the Sunken Road and Stone Wall on the Fredericksburg battlefield. “There’s plenty of stuff … Continue reading

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Calhoun in Charleston

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In Honor of the Ft. Stevens 150th

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Old Glory

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A View Toward Houck’s Ridge

The 5th Maine monument on Munshower’s Knoll, Gettysburg

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In Reserve

The 93rd Pennsylvania Monument at Gettysburg.

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