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January 1862

Mathew Brady began photographing the Civil War, and his images of warfare shocked many who had never seen such carnage so vividly. This was the first war that was extensively captured by photography; Brady ruined himself financially by spending over $100,000 of his own money for the effort. 1,101 more words

Abraham Lincoln

March 1862


President Davis imposed martial law in Richmond, and several Federal sympathizers were arrested for allegedly operating against the Confederacy.


General Sibley’s Confederates captured Albuquerque in the New Mexico Territory. 1,433 more words

Abraham Lincoln