Silent Witness

Silent Witness

The Civil War through Photography and its Photographers

General Military
  • Author: Ron Field
  • Short code: GNM
  • Publication Date: 19 Oct 2017
  • Number of Pages: 328
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Biographical Note

Ron Field is an internationally acknowledged expert on US military history. Awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 1982, he taught History at Piedmont High School in California in 1982-83, and was Head of History at the Cotswold School in Bourton-on-the-Water in the UK until his retirement in 2007. In 2005 he was elected a Fellow of the Company of Military Historians, based in Washington, DC, and was awarded its Emerson Writing Award in 2013. In 2015 he became senior editor of Military Images magazine, devoted to the American military image of the nineteenth century. In 2014-2015 he also advised on the Confederate uniforms worn in the upcoming STX Entertainment Civil War film Free State of Jones, due for release on June 23, 2016.

Contents

Introduction
The Antebellum Scene, 1845-61
The Opening Shots, 1861
Home Town Photographers, 1861-62
Battles and Campaigns, 1861-65
The Photographer in Camp, 1861-65
The Camera at Sea, 1861-65
The Closing Shots, 1865
Index


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