Hunley Civil War submarine unveiled for first time, 12 January Charleston, SC. The Confederacy lost 21 crewmen in three sinkings of the Hunley during her short career. It was the first submarine to sink another ship.
Oil on canvas of the Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard (Pierre Gustave Toutant, 1818-1893, ). A note with the painting states the portrait was painted in Paris and presented to Mrs. J. E. Lutz (Adelia (Armstrong) Lutz) by Mrs. Horace Maynard (Laura Ann Washburn). Unframed. 21" W x 25 1/2" H. Provenance and History: Private collection of an Armstrong descendant.
There were 4 general ranks in the Army of the Confederate States of America, (ACSA). They were brigadier *, major **, lieutenant *** and general of the army, or just general****. The term full general has been adopted by many to designate the highest rank. The only people who out ranked a full general were those with an earlier date of rank, the commander of the ACSA, and of course the president of the Confederacy. Those on the list above are the only full generals in the ACSA.
Isabella Marie Boyd - best known as Belle Boyd or "Cleopatra of the Secession", was a Confederate spy in the American Civil War. She operated from her aunt's hotel in Virginia,and provided valuable information to Confederate General Stonewall Jackson in
The eight-year-old children who fought the American Civil War
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.
July 1864 General Jubal Early of the U. Confederate forces began an invasion of Washington, D. The very next day they were forced to turn back while U. President Abraham Lincoln watched from the Union forces battles lines.
This is an African American drummer boy in the Union army. I would mention how the youngest drummer boy ever was just seven years old, and how young boys would frequently run away to enlist as drummer boys.