The Civil War in Color: A Photographic Reenactment of the War Between the States [With Ready-To-Frame Fine Art Print] (Hardcover)
These photos are no longer just dusty old pictures, but rather have become very real moments in time from our collective past, frozen forever in color. --John C. GuntzelmanThe Civil War comes alive as never before in this extraordinary collection of colorized photographs from the era. 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.
About the Author
John C. Guntzelman is an experienced cinematographer, director, and Civil War buff. He has won a number of awards, including one national and two regional Emmys(R), 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. He lives in Cincinnati, OH. Writer, journalist, and historian Bob Zeller is one of the country's leading authorities on Civil War photography, and president of the Center for Civil War Photography (civilwarphotography.org). He is the author of The Blue and Gray in Black and White: A History of Civil War Photography (2005) and The Civil War in Depth (1997), the first 3-D photo history of the war. Bob lives in Trinity, NC.