Unformatted text preview: • Robert E. Lee. Portrayed as defeated but with dignity after war. No saber. • Camera recording historical moment. Showed officers, showed new technologies; hot air ballons, bridges, etc. Rallied moral on the home front, especially when war was going to be longer than expected. Seeing these things musters support for the war effort . • Life of everyday soldier photographs-• A group of contrabands-former slaves choosing freedom • Cruelty and devastation of the War photos.-Antietam Battlefield-showed horrific aftermath. Convened cost of war. Grotesque horror portrayed. • Dead confederate-focused on an individual, and cost of war. Even a union audience could say ‘this is my son, or my brother”. Suggests a religious image. Did Brady arrange people to portray certain image....
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- Spring '09
- American Civil War, William Tecumseh Sherman, Matthew Brady, Daguerreotype Mathew Brady, everyday soldier Cruelty, famous americans