From the Richmond Whig,
STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS TAKEN BY BRADY. – The following is a partial list of the
Photographs and Stereoscopic Views taken by Mr. Brady during his recent trip to
- The Libby Prison; Ruins of Warwick’s (the Gallego) Mills; Monument of
President Monroe; Belle Isle; State Penitentiary; Pratt’s Folly; six plates
forming a panoramic view of the burnt district of Richmond as seen from the
north bank of the canal basin; four plates comprising a view of Richmond from
Church Hill; Panoramic View of Richmond from Gamble’s Hill; Richmond
Fortifications commanding the Petersburg Pike; Ruins of Confederate War
Department; Gen. Grant and Staff at City Point; Gens. Grant, Rawlings and
Bowers, at same place; Headquarters Herald, Richmond; House of Gov. Smith; Gen.
Grant’s Headquarters, City Point; Jeff Davis’ House, Richmond; Gen. Ord and
Staff at Jeff Davis’ House; Cols. Parker, Bowers and Attaches of the Adjutant
General’s Department; St. John’s Church, in which Patrick Henry delivered
his great oration before the Virginia House of Burgesses; The Manchester Mills;
Interior of Fort Darling (Drewry’s Bluff;) Drewry’s Bluff; Obstructions
containing the Confederate steamer Jamestown; Masked Battery commanding the
Obstructions; James River from Fort Darling; Furnace for heating Shot in Fort
Darling; Ruins of the Petersburg Railroad Bridge; Tredegar Iron Works; Gen. Ord.
The following is a
list of the stereoscopic views taken by Mr. Brady: Castle Thunder, Monument of
Monroe, Grave of Gen. J. E. B. Stuart, at Hollywood; small view of Richmond from
Gamble’s Hill, Jeff. Davis house, Washington Monument, General Rawlings,
Colonel Parker and other officers of Gen. Grant’s staff; Colonel Bowers and
other officers, Gen. Rawlings, wife and child; General Grant, wife and child;
Statue of Henry Clay, the Capitol, Headquarters New York Herald, Ruins on
Main street, Richmond; Shipping at City Point, with captured blockade runners,
commanded by Captain Comstock; House of Ex-Gov. Smith, Ruins of the Exchange
Bank, Residence of Gen. R. E. Lee, Ruins of the Petersburg Railroad Bridge; Mrs.
Gen. Ord and child, Major General Ord, brother of Gen. Ord; Gen. Ord, wife and
child. The latter pictures were taken at the Jeff Davis Mansion, and include in
each case a portion of the table on which Gens. Grant and Lee signed the
articles of surrender.
It will be seen
that Mr. Brady, with his quick eye, has been struck upon almost every point and
object of interest in Richmond and the neighborhood.