His collection will include 7000 negatives but he did

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His collection will include 7,000 negatives, but he did not take themallHe hired a photography regiment to go out and take pictures for himHe told them where to go and what to photographAll of these pictures were attributed to Brady even if they were not his1862 – he will shock the citizens of New York City when he opens an exhibit that he titles The Dead AntenumHe put so much energy and money into documenting an event that America wanted to forget about (he went bankrupt)1875 – The library of congress decides to buy his Civil War collection for $25,000All of the money is eaten up by his debtHe dies pennilessShelteroEvery union soldier got a dog tent (a very small tent that you could barely fit in)oConfederate soldiers did not get tents, but instead had to steal union tents and rubber blanketsThese rubber blankets could be used as cover and a mat to sit onWhen in winter camps they would build little log cabins
oThey would nickname thse cabins after places back homeWeaponryoNew technology will come out and the musket will be replaced with a rifleThe barrel was now spiraledThe two guns were the Springfield and EnfieldThey were single-shot rifles and fairly accurateoThey didn’t have practice firing ranges because they needed to sustain ammunitionClothingoUnion would wear wool uniformsoConfederates would wear jean wool (which is a blend of cotton and wool fibers)oShoes made in the south are not very good qualityoAll soldiers wore a forage cap (leather and wool cap)Leisure Time -- Writing letters to homeFoodoNumber 1 eaten foods are hard tac (nicknamed tooth dullers or worm castles) and salt porkoFood was horribleoCoffee was issued to union soldiers (whole and still green)oConfederates got a coffee substitute or had to trade union soldiers for the real thingMedicineoThe majority of soldiers did not die on the battlefield

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