This elevated road between old rice paddies was used by Union troops in the brief Battle of Shaw’s Dam in 1864. The “Union Causeway” is now part of a nature trail on the grounds of the Savannah Christian Preparatory School in Savannah, Ga
The American Civil War has been described as our country’s truly epic struggle, America’s Iliad. 150 years on, the echoes of this time can still be felt and seen on its battlefields. Our deep, familial connection to these landscapes are also echoed the country's reenactment community. The past is present.
Join photographer Michael Falco as he chronicles and visualizes the Civil War from the 19th century soldiers' point of view and highlights the haunting beauty of the war's battlefields with the poetry of the pinhole camera.
Michael Falco is a freelance photographer based in New York City. You can see some of his editorial work at: