Not only does it feature portraits of famous leaders and ordinary soldiers but also vignettes of American life during the conflict: scenes from urban and plantation life; destroyed cities; contested battlefields. The 200+ photographs, from the Library of Congress’s archives, include both well-known and rarely seen images. Also inside–a fine art ready-to-frame photographic print of a stunning colorized Civil War photograph.
Guntzelman is an experienced cinematographer, director, and Civil War buff. He has won a number of awards, including one national and two regional Emmys, a New York International Film Festival Gold Medal, and a National Press Photographers Association Documentary Cinematography Award, and has written articles for American Cinematographer magazine.
The book includes a forward by Writer, journalist, and historian Bob Zeller who is one of the country’s leading authorities on Civil War photography, and president of the Center for Civil War Photography.
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