Thomas Nast Civil War Pictures


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Original Thomas Nast Civil War Prints

The Army of the Potomac | The Civil War Spy | Civil War Drummer Boy | Rebel Guerrillas | Battle of Lookout Mountain- Fighting Among the Clouds | Nast- Compromise With the South | Thomas Nast- The Halt | Thomas Nast- Honor the Brave | Thomas Nast- On to Richmond | Thomas Nast- the Long Branch | Thomas Nast- The Border States | Thomas Nast- Civil War POW's | General Sherman's Rear Guard | Nast- War in Virginia | Civil War Cavalry Charge | Appomattox Surrender | War for the Union | Thanksgiving 1863 | General Ulysses S. Grant | Civil War Victory | Confederate Soldiers | Battle of Vicksburg | Central Park Winter | Central Park Summer | Civil War Newspaper | The Union Flag | April Fool History | United We Stand | Civil War Victory | Robert E. Lee Pardon | Abraham Lincoln's Death | Andrew Johnson Democracy | Women in the Civil War | Fort Sumter | Civil War Election 1864 | Thomas Nast New Years | Civil War Union Soldiers | Drummer Boy | Army of the Potomac | Southern Exiles


Here, for your consideration, we present the entire collection of Thomas Nast Civil War illustrations. Nast, perhaps most famous for his creation of the popular image of Santa Claus, got his start as a Civil War illustrator.  The images below represent among the most collected pieces of original Civil War art work. You can click on the small Thomas Nast pics to get a detailed description and enlarged view of the print.

You will notice that Thomas Nast had an incredible eye for detail.  You can study some of these illustrations for hours, and then still find some new detail or twist in the picture.

Each leaf is original and is over 140 years old.  The images represent Thomas Nast's eye-witness account of the Civil War scenes depicted. This is an excellent venue for study of the Civil War.  You are able to see the events as they unfolded in front of Thomas Nast.  By studying these images and accompanying descriptions, you can learn about the war just as the people of the day did.

the Army of the Potomac

Thomas Nast The Army of the Potomac

Slave Auction

Thomas Nast's Slave Auction

Civil War Spy

Nast's The Civil War Spy

Civil War Drummer Boy

Thomas Nast's Civil War Drummer Boy

Thomas Nast Trapped Rebels

Thomas Nast's "Rebel Guerrillas in the West"

Battle for Lookout Mountain

Thomas Nast's Fighting Among the Clouds - The Battle of Lookout Mountain

Thomas Nast Compromise with the South

Thomas Nast Compromise with the South

Thomas Nast the Halt

Thomas Nast "The Halt"

Thomas Nast Honor The Brave

Honor the Brave

Lincoln Illustration

Abraham Lincoln and The Union Christmas

Civil War "On to Richmond"

Nast's "On to Richmond"

Long Branch

Thomas Nast "Long Branch"

Civil War POW's

Civil War POW's

Civil War Christmas

Civil War Christmas

Picture of Freed Slaves

Emancipated Slaves

Civil War Picture of General Sherman's Guards

Sherman's Guard

A Cavalry Charge

Thomas Nast's Cavalry Charge

Civil War in Virginia

War in Virginia

Appomattox Surrender

Appomattox Surrender

Picture Southern Plantation

Thomas Nast Southern Plantation

Negro Buffalo Soldiers

Thomas Nast Negro Buffalo Soldiers

Civil War Border States

War in the Border States


War for the Union

Thomas Nast "A War for the Union"

Thomas Nast Santa Claus

Thomas Nast's Original Santa Claus Illustration

Thomas Nast Thanksgiving

Thomas Nast Thanksgiving

General Ulysses S. Grant

General Ulysses S. Grant and Lady Liberty

Civil War Victory

Thomas Nast "Victory"

Confederate Soldiers

Civil War Atrocity

Battle of Vicksburg

Battle of Vicksburg

Southern Families

Southern Exiles

Central Park Winter

Central Park Winter

New York Central Park in Summer

Central Park Summer

Civil War Newspaper

Civil War Newspaper

Union Flags

Civil War Union Flag

April Fools Day Pranks

April Fool History

Abraham Lincoln United We Stand

United We Stand

Civil War Victory

Lady Liberty

Black Civil War Soldier

Columbia and Black Civil War Soldier

Robert E. Lee Pardon

Robert E. Lee Pardon

Abraham Lincolns Death

Lincoln Death

President Andrew Johnson

President Andrew Johnson

Civil War Women

Thomas Nast Sanitary Commission

Civil War Fort Sumter

Civil War Fort Sumter

Thomas Nast Election 1864

Election Day 1864

Thomas Nast Santa Claus

Original Santa Claus

New Years Day Civil War

New Years 1864

Civil War Union Scouts

Union Civil War Scouts

Freed Slaves

Escaping Slaves

Picture of Drummer Boy

Civil War Drummer Boy

Army of Potomac

Army Potomac

Original Santa Claus Picture

Thomas Nast Santa Claus

We hope you enjoy this complete Gallery of the Civil War works of Thomas Nast.  We have created this digital archive for the use of researchers and students of Thomas Nast.  Please remember that the digitally enhanced images are Copyright Son of the South Material, so do not use them without asking permission.  For more information, contact .

A Note to our Readers

We created this Thomas Nast Gallery to digitally preserve Nast's Civil War work for posterity.  We are now making the original, 140 year old leafs available for a price of $250 each.  The proceeds from the sale of the material will enable us to continue to expand the material featured on our site.  Please contact if you are interested in acquiring one of these original leafs.




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