How did the invention of photography impact the Civil War?
It served to take away the romance of battle and show the grim realities of war. It was the first time people, other than eyewitnesses, saw the death and destruction.
This question is asking for you to write about how photography has affected your world so you need to do it. Write down the things that photography has helped the world. Then, write a list of how it has hindered. I will give you a bit of information to get you going. The civil war was the first war that was put into photography. It changed the views of war ( find some of the…
It gives a view of the world that we have never had before. The first photographs of war was durning the civil war. Even though Mathew Brady did move bodies and weapons in his photos the pictures changed the mind of how people viewed war. TV didn't help the view of war for the Vietnam war. Photos tell historian a great deal about a time and place.
There are many answers to this question. Steamboats went through a major enhancement at this time. The ironclad warship had existed as a novelty before but was greatly enhanced in the Civil War. Percussive shot (cannonballs that explode on impact), repeating rifles, cartridge pistols, balloons for artillery observation all were greatly enhanced during the war.