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faces out of time 012 Library of Congress image: Unidentified young soldier in Confederate infantry uniform, possibly drummer boy, donated to the Library of Congress 2012 by Tom Liljenquist; Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs. American Civil War, American History, Carolina Do Sul, North Carolina, Abraham Lincoln, Mississippi, Confederate States Of America, War Photography, Vintage Photography

The eight-year-old children who fought the American Civil War

The American Civil War, fought between 1861 and 1865, claimed 620,000 lives - nearly as many American casualties as every other war fought by the United States combined.

 Stuart J. Stuart was known for his style, fighting with flair and a propensity for the dramatic American Civil War, American History, Civil War Art, Black And White People, Confederate States Of America, Us History, Ancient History, Civil War Photos, Military History

All images | 07547 - General J.E.B Stuart

"We must substitute esprit for numbers. Therefore, I strive to inculcate in my men the spirit of the chase." CS Gen. J.E.B. Stuart J. E. B. Stuart was known for his style, fighting with flair and a propensity for the dramatic. At the Brandy Station Grand Review, Stuart had his horse bedecked with garlands of flowers. In addition to a cavalry saber, he carried a 9-shot revolver with a lower barrel that fired a.20 gauge load of buckshot. CS Gen. Lee considered Stuart, "the eyes of the Army"…

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4 Union Soldiers Atop Lookout Mountain Tennessee, 1863

Photo shows soldiers who posed for the Linns, who left Ohio to photograph the Army of the Cumberland. In late 1863, after the battles of Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge, the pair set up a studio near Point Lookout. Here they photographed the western Union armies as they concentrated for an advance on Atlanta. (via)

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9 Brutal Realities of America’s Civil War - Strange Ago

It is estimated that anywhere between 620,000 to 850,000 soldiers died in America’s Civil War from 1861 to 1865. while the war between North and...

Admiral David Farragut Union Navy Civil War - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale! Us Navy Shirts, Civil War Art, Rear Admiral, Navy Sailor, America Civil War, Civil War Photos, United States Navy, Military History, Historical Photos

Navy | 05210 - Rear Adm. David G. Farragut; 'Damn the torpedoes. Full Speed ahead!' [LC-DIG-cwpb-05210]

Best remembered today for the phrase, ”Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead”, during the Battle of Mobile Bay, it is remarkable that at the time, he had been on active duty for more than 50 years! Serving from 1810 (at the age of 9) until his death in 1870, he was the first Rear Admiral, Vice Admiral and Full Admiral the U.S. Navy ever had. Prior to the Civil War he had a remarkable career starting as a 9 year-old midshipman on the USS Essex. The Essex had sailed to South America during the…

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Buffalo Soldiers

The Nebraska State Historical Society (NSHS) was founded in 1878 by citizens who recognized Nebraska was going through great changes and they sought to record the stories of both indigenous and immigrant peoples. NSHS was designated a state institution and began receiving funds from the legislature in 1883. Legislation in 1994 changed the NSHS from a state institution to a state agency.

 George Gordon Meade fought with distinction in the Second Seminole War and the Mexican–American War. Rose to command the Army of the Potomac four days before the battle at Gettysburg in 1863 until the end of the war in Mexican American War, American History, Super Hero Shirts, Civil War Art, Union Army, America Civil War, Civil War Photos, Military History, Civilization

The Thanks Of A Nation

Union General George Gordon Meade and the Army of the Potomac received a “Thanks of Congress” January 28th 1864 for their part in the Battle of Gettysburg. Originally a formal governmental thanks, the “Thanks of Congress” was a series of resolutions passed by the United States Congress for victories or impressive military actions. These “Thanks of Congress” began during the American Revolutionary War, and were often accompanied by a commemorative medal. “Thanks of Congress” during the Civil…

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Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

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Typical Civil War Soldier - he carried about 40 pounds while on the march - canteen for water, haversack for food and knapsack for sleeping/personal items. The cap box, cartridge box, bayonet and musket or rifle were all for fighting. Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, Historia Universal, Civil War Photos, Le Far West, Military History, Military Art, Military Deployment, Interesting History

Civil war soldiers carried about 40 pounds while on the march. Canteen for water, haversack for food and knapsack for sleeping/personal items. Cap box, cartridge box, bayonet and musket or rifle were all for fighting.

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CSA Major General George E. Pickett, famous for the failed Pickett's Charge during the Battle of Gettysburg. American Civil War, American History, Carolina Do Sul, Confederate States Of America, Confederate Leaders, Abraham Lincoln, Civil War Photos, Mississippi, Major General

Amazing full-color Civil War photos bring the era's characters to life

Two colorists have combined their skills with photographs and fascination for the American Civil War to create a remarkable series of color photographs from the era.

 General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, C. - At a time when much was going wrong for the South in the Civil War, Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson carried the hopes of a nation on his lightning marches through the Shenandoah Valley. American Civil War, American History, Native American, Battle Of Chancellorsville, Battle Of Antietam, Civil War Art, Stonewall Jackson, Confederate States Of America, Confederate Monuments

Stonewall Jackson still provides lessons for historians

His death in battle called a what-if moment by some, but others say Confederacy would still have faced overwhelming odds against the Union.

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Lone Star Confederates: Hat Pins and Badges | Period Photos & Examinations

[ATTACH] A star pinned or sewn to the hat is, of course, best associated with troops from the Lone Star State; however, it was also very popular with...

General William Dorsey Pender Battle of Chancellorsville A rising star among the Confederate army, the loss of Pender at Gettysburg would later be mourned by Lee, by whom he was considered one of his best men. American Civil War, American History, Battle Of Chancellorsville, Confederate States Of America, Confederate Monuments, Southern Heritage, Civil War Photos, Gettysburg, Before Us

1834 was born General William Dorsey Pender. He would die on July 18, 1863 after having been wounded on July 2 at Gettysburg while leading his Division forward.