These artworks give a look and insight into the way life was during the civil war. This album uses art forms such as photography. This was the first major war to ever be documented with photography. The album highlights the despair people feel during wartime. It also highlights the joys that come with it. Displaying the soldiers and communities pride and support for each other. The album documents a turning point in history for western civilization. Slavery was the big issue of the time and it had split a nation. The technology was rapidly changing. Techniques and war strategy were also quickly changing. Some of these artworks incorporate the technology that was used during the period. The Gallery tries to give an honest depiction of the war and the realities that come with it.