BC: In my recreated photo project I tried to stay away from scenes that showed the violence of war because I don't like war. I would also like to thank the man sitting in my recreated photo by the lake. He is a stranger who graciously allowed himself to be used for my photo.
FC: The Civil War in Pictures by Steven Arthur
1: This is a photo from City Point, Va. and it shows an African American army cook at work. I chose this photo because i wanted to show what the African Americans did during the war.
2: This photo is from Petersburg,Va. and it shows a dead Confederate soldier with a gun. I chose this photo because it depicts the bad things that happen in war without showing to much death.
3: Maj. General Ulysses S. Grant, officer of the Federal Army. I chose this photo because I thought that he was a great leader during the war. I like that he was a risk taker, someone who took chances.
4: Bull Run, Va. railroad bridge at Blackburn's Ford. I really don't know why I chose this photo, maybe it was because there were trees in it, I like trees and wooded areas. Plus I wanted photos with few people because I didn't have many people to pose for my photos.
5: Port Royal Island, S. Carolina Coosaw Ferry: battleground of Jan. 1, 1862, in the distance. I chose this photo because I liked the idea of having a lake picture. Also this photo seemed a little bit on the calm side for being war time.