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"Brigadier General Wade Hampton at Gettysburg"

Confederate General Wade Hampton fights off Union Cavalry - - Gettysburg, July 1863

"The Lions of the Hour" painting of Virginia Military Institute cadets at the Battle of New Market, VA on May

ca. 1865, James Bulloch (left) was a Confederate Naval Officer and Agent in England, while his half-brother Irvine Bulloch (right) was the youngest officer on the CSS Alabama during the War. They were the uncles of Theodore Roosevelt. - Photo & info courtesy of Defending the Heritage

James Bulloch (left) was a Confederate Naval Officer and Agent in England, while his half-brother Irvine Bulloch (right) was the youngest officer on the CSS Alabama during the War. They were the uncles of Theodore Roosevelt.

Photograph of Meriwether Jeff Thompson, the "Swamp Fox of Missouri" (and inventor of an interesting protractor model), in military attire, William Emerson Strong Photograph Album, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Meriwether Jeff Thompson (January 1826 – September was a brigadier general in the Missouri State Guard during the American Civi.

Pvt. John White, drummer boy, Virginia Regiment, C.S.A.

Portrait of Pvt. John White, drummer boy, Virginia Regiment, C. the Confederate Army

How Much Do You Really Know About the American Civil War?

Civil War buffs and history newbies alike, test your knowledge of the landmark of American History, the Civil War, with these 50 questions.

May 15, 1864, a small Confederate Army was being overwhelmed by the larger Federal Army of Franz Sigel near Newmarket, Virginia in the Shenendoah Valley. ~ BFD

May a small Confederate Army was being overwhelmed by the larger Federal Army of Franz Sigel near Newmarket, Virginia in the Shenendoah Valley. Major General John C. Breckenridge realized he needs to send the cadets of V.

The 69th NY was part of the fabled Irish Brigade, was created using Irish immigrants from New York, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts by Thomas Francis Meagher. Their nickname was the 'Sons of Erin' and their motto was 'Faugh A Ballaugh' or 'Clear the Way'. The Irish Brigade were known as fearless fighters and lost many men during the war. In fact, by 1863, they had lost 2,700 of 3,000 men. They lost another 300 out of 600 during the Battle of Gettysburg.

The NY was part of the fabled Irish Brigade, was created using Irish immigrants from New York, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts by Thomas Francis Meagher. Their nickname was the 'Sons of Erin' and their motto was 'Faugh A Ballaugh' or 'Clear the Way'.

Oh, I Wish He Was Ours!  Gettysburg Campaign June 26, 1863 by Mort Kunstler

Oh, I Wish He Was Ours! Gettysburg Campaign June 1863 by Mort Kunstler. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia move north near Hagerstown Pennsylvania June 1863

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