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Mathew Brady, 1861

Civil War: Mathew Brady

Mathew Brady, 1861

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Already one of America's most popular photographers, Mathew Brady rose to prominence as a result of his efforts to document the Civil War. After the war, however, Americans turned away from the painful reminder these images produced, and Brady slipped into poverty before his death in 1896.

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    Photographer Mathew Brady and his associates would create more than 10,000 images of the American Civil War, bringing the harsh realities of war to the American public..

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