Civil War Photograph Contest

From the The History Channel Club e-newsletter for June 13, 2011 and the Civil War Trust

Calling all photographers! Do you think your personal Civil War photos rival those of famed Civil War photographers Mathew Brady and Alexander Gardner? Then make sure to enter the Civil War Preservation Trust's 2011 Photo Contest, sponsored by HISTORY and the Center for Civil War Photography. 

Contest categories include: Civil War 1861 (sites associated with the first year of the Civil War), Civil War Battlefields, People on Civil War Battlefields, Preservation Threats, Then & Now, and a specific category for submissions from high school students. 

To enter, open a Flickr account, upload your photos, join the Civil War Trust Flickr group, and tag your photos. Thedeadline to enter is Aug. 21, and winners will be announced in September. 


About the Author

Grace Cordial has been responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Beaufort District Collection at the Beaufort County Library since 1999.  The Beaufort District Collection exists to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history, culture, and environment of our part of the South Carolina lowcountry.  Besides the research room, Cordial manages the “Virtual BDC:” the BDC web pages, the Online Obituary Index, two digital collections, a new BDC.BCL Facebook page, and the Connections blog.  
Among her duties is to coordinate or present programs about local history, Gullah culture, and our coastal environment, including occasional instructional sessions about how to perform historical and/or genealogical research.