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Burnside Bridge at Antietam National Battlefield; on this day (September 17) 150 years ago, over 20,000 people gave their lives in the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War.

USA 1861 Confederate 1st National pattern (Stars & Bars) flag, made in the opening year of the Civil War, entirely hand-sewn and with 12 stars arranged in a circular wreath configuration that places one star in the very center. While present on other known Confederate flags, this star count is very unusual. It reflects the eleven states that officially seceded from the Union, plus one of the two key Border States--Missouri--that are typically represented on Southern Cross style Confederate "B...

Confederate Soldiers

John A. Henderson [B Company, 7th Florida, Trigg's Brigade, Preston's Division, Buckner's Corps]. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory.

Florida Memory - John A. Henderson

Richard B. Waller,Joined the CSA on July 9, 1861 and was in Captain Brevards Company, 2nd Regiment Florida Infantry, 2nd Infantry, Company D, Leon Rifles.

Florida Memory - Portrait of Richard B. Waller.

Lookout Mountain 1863

Confederate Gen'l Richard "Dick" Taylor - son of former US president Zachary Taylor, and brother-in-law of President Jeff Davis.

Major W.W. Cook, 5th New Hampshire Inf Civil War GOA

Civil War Soldier with His Banjo.

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War photos - Page 5

Civil War CDV Major General Winfield Scott Hancock by Brady.

Civil war era spy camera.

Photograph from our amazing Civil War Photography Book. A great book for any Civil War buff.

In actual numbers, African-American soldiers comprised 10% of the entire Union Army. Losses among African-Americans were high, and from all reported casualties, approximately one-third of all African-Americans enrolled in the military lost their lives during the Civil War.

The American Civil War: Historical Novel Setting

Group of Civil War US Navy sailors

Antietam, Maryland. General John C. Caldwell and staff on battlefield.

Soldiers on Atietam Battlefield

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Confederate fort in front of Atlanta. It was taken in 1864 by George Barnard.

Richmond, Virginia. Captured siege guns at Rocketts

Picture used for the penny issued in 1909 to commemorate Abraham Lincoln's 100th birthday. It was the first American coin to bear a president's image on its face.

Civil War Battle Scene

A rare image . . . from the look of these soldiers this is a late civil War photo of a battle-hardened company. A company would have started with around 100 men, there were no replacements. After a hard campaign between caualties and disease this is what might be left . . .

The Common Civil War Soldier Lesson Plan

The carriage that took the Lincolns to Ford's Theatre on the night of April 14, 1865.

Leather gloves worn by the president to fords,the night he was shot,,there is blood on the cuffs.