Civil War Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC Photos

A significant section of The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in Washington, DC is dedicated to leaders in the American Civil War. This page might also contain works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, which is shares the same building.

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Smithsonian Institution Center for American Art Museum & Portraiture. Washington, DC.Civil War portrait room at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General Ulysses S. Grant portrait with carved frame by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General Ulysses S. Grant portrait by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Smithsonian Institution Center for American Art Museum & Portraiture. Washington, DC.Civil War portrait room at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General Ulysses S. Grant portrait with carved frame (1865) by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General Ulysses S. Grant portrait (1865) by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Grant & His Generals portrait by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Detail of Grant & His Generals portrait by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Lee Surrendering to Grant at Appomattox painting by Alonzon Chappel at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Council of War plaster sculpture showing Lincoln, Grant & Stanton by John Rogers at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Grant & His Generals portrait (1865) by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Detail of Grant & His Generals portrait (1865) by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Lee Surrendering to Grant at Appomattox painting (c1887) by Alonzon Chappel at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Council of War plaster sculpture (c1873) showing Lincoln, Grant & Stanton by John Rogers at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Wounded to the Rear, One More Shot plaster sculpture by John Rogers at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Civil War portrait room at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General Winfield Scott portrait by Robert Walter Weir at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General George B. McClellan portrait by Julian Scott at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Wounded to the Rear, One More Shot plaster sculpture (1865) by John Rogers at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Civil War portrait room at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General Winfield Scott portrait (c1855) by Robert Walter Weir at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General George B. McClellan portrait (1888) by Julian Scott at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Model for Memorial to Major General George Gordon Meade by Charles Grafly at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General Philip H. Sheridan portrait by Thomas Buchanan Read at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General Philip H. Sheridan photo by Mathew Brady Studio at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General William Tecumseh Sherman photo by Mathew Brady Studio at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Model for Memorial to Major General George Gordon Meade (1915-25) by Charles Grafly at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General Philip H. Sheridan portrait (1871) by Thomas Buchanan Read at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General Philip H. Sheridan photo (1864) by Mathew Brady Studio at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.General William Tecumseh Sherman photo (c1865) by Mathew Brady Studio at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
General William Tecumseh Sherman portrait by George Peter Alexander Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.George Armstrong Custer photo by unknown at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.David Glasgow Farragut portrait by William Swain at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.John Ericsson, designer if ironclad Monitor portrait by Arvid Frederick Nyholm after Mathew Brady photo at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
General William Tecumseh Sherman portrait (1866) by George Peter Alexander Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.George Armstrong Custer photo (c1859) by unknown at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.David Glasgow Farragut portrait (1838) by William Swain at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.John Ericsson, designer if ironclad Monitor portrait (1912) by Arvid Frederick Nyholm after Mathew Brady photo at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Edwin M. Stanton lithograph by Ehrgott & Forbriger Lithography Co. at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Great Match at Baltimore cartoon about Stephen A. Douglas candidacy by Currier & Ives at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Julia Ward Howe, author of The Battle Hymn of the Republic portrait at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.John Brown, abolitionist portrait by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Edwin M. Stanton lithograph (c1862) by Ehrgott & Forbriger Lithography Co. at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Great Match at Baltimore cartoon (1860) about Stephen A. Douglas candidacy by Currier & Ives at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Julia Ward Howe, author of The Battle Hymn of the Republic portrait (1925) at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.John Brown, abolitionist portrait (1872) by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Little Soldier painting by Eastman Johnson at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Confederate President Jefferson Davis portrait by George Lethbridge Saunders at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Lithograph of Confederate Generals at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Confederate General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson portrait by J.W. King at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Little Soldier painting (1864) by Eastman Johnson at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Confederate President Jefferson Davis portrait (1849) by George Lethbridge Saunders at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Lithograph of Confederate Generals (1866) at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Confederate General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson portrait (1864) by J.W. King at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Confederate General "Stonewall" Jackson's Prayer music sheet lithograph by Henry C. Eno at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Confederate General James Ewell Brown Stuart portrait by George S. Cook at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Confederate General Pierre G.T. Beauregard portrait by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Reconstruction of the South lithograph by J.L. Giles at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Confederate General "Stonewall" Jackson's Prayer music sheet lithograph (1864) by Henry C. Eno at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Confederate General James Ewell Brown ("J.E.B.") Stuart portrait (1863) by George S. Cook at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Confederate General Pierre G.T. Beauregard portrait (1861) by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Reconstruction of the South lithograph (1867) by J.L. Giles at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.

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