Timothy H O'Sullivan
(1840 - 1882)
Timothy H. O'Sullivan was active/lived in District Of Columbia. Timothy OSullivan is known for Civil War photography, portrait.
Biography Timothy H. O'Sullivan
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Timothy O'Sullivan was born in New York City in about 1840. As a young man he was employed by the photographer, Matthew Brady. O'Sullivan went to work in his Washington studio where he served his apprenticeship under Alexander Gardner.
On the outbreak of the American Civil War there was a dramatic increase in the demand for work at Brady's studios as soldiers wanted to be photographed in uniform before going to the front-line. The following officers in the Union Army were all photographed at the Matthew Brady Studio: Nathaniel Banks, Don Carlos Buell, Ambrose Burnside, Benjamin Butler, George Custer, David Farragut, John Gibbon, Winfield Hancock, Samuel Heintzelman, Joseph Hooker, Oliver Howard, David Hunter, John Logan, Irvin McDowe
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