The Revolutionary War Veterans Who Lived Long Enough to Have Their Pictures Taken

The Revolutionary War ended in 1783 and photography was invented in the 1820s and 1830s, so most of the veterans of the war didn’t live long enough to have their portraits made. A handful of them did. In 1864, 81 years after the war, Reverend E. B. Hillard and two photographers embarked on a trip … Continue reading The Revolutionary War Veterans Who Lived Long Enough to Have Their Pictures Taken