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  1. 1. The Arts of the Civil War By Gabriella, Jill, Liz, and Chrissy
  2. 2. Photography <ul><li>The main focus of the arts in the civil war was photography. </li></ul><ul><li>A popular photographer at the time was Matthew Brady. </li></ul><ul><li>Brady took pictures of battlefields, camps, soldiers, and war generals. </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of his photographs were in newspapers. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Alexander Gardner <ul><li>Alexander Gardner was another famous photographer in the Civil War. </li></ul><ul><li>Gardner worked frequently with Matthew Brady. </li></ul><ul><li>He photographed the Army of the Potomac, The Battle of Culpepper, and the Second Battle of Bull Run. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1863, Gardner published The Catalogue of Photographic Incidents of the Civil War, which contained all of the photographs he had taken. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Union Music <ul><li>Union soldiers preferred to listen and sing to patriotic and sentimental songs. </li></ul><ul><li>Favorite songs among the soldiers included The Battle Cry of Freedom, John Brown’s Body, Just Before the Battle Mother, The Vacant Chair, and Dixie’s Land. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Confederate Music <ul><li>Confederate soldiers enjoyed listening and singing to patriotic and romantic music . </li></ul><ul><li>Favorite songs among the soldiers included : Bonnie Blue Flag, Maryland My Maryland, The Battle Cry of Freedom, and Lorena. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Literature <ul><li>Books and newspapers had a strong impact on the lives of people during the Civil War. </li></ul><ul><li>For example, Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, revealed how horribly slaves were treated by their masters. The book turned many people against slavery. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Harper’s Weekly <ul><li>Harper’s Weekly was a very popular and powerful newspaper during the Civil War. </li></ul><ul><li>The newspaper contained articles about recent battles, deaths of soldiers, and many pictures of battlefields and soldiers. </li></ul><ul><li>The newspaper kept many people up to date with the war. </li></ul>

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