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A Black Confederate soldier during the Civil War

Daniel Ruggles (1810 –1897) Massachusetts Brevet Lieutenant Colonel (USA) Brigadier General (CSA). West Point Class of 1836 (Infantry) A veteran of the Second Seminole and Mexican Wars. Appointed a brigadier general, he commanded a division at the Battle of Shiloh where his audacious action in redirecting artillery fire broke the Union lines. Held administrative positions for the remainder of the war.

Geronimo (1829-1909) was a prominent leader of the Bedonkohe Apache who fought against Mexico and the United States for their expansion into Apache tribal lands for several decades during the Apache Wars. "Geronimo" was the name given to him during a battle with Mexican soldiers. His Chiricahua name is often rendered as Goyathlay or Goyahkla in English.

Julia Laura Jackson Christian; daughter of Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

Love her classic, wonderfully pretty make-up and red bow

civil war nurse - nursing had been a men's field, but due to demand during the Civil War it opened up to women.

A female freedom fighter in the Mexican Revolution, around 1910.

World War 1 Poster - You are wanted by the U.S. Army

Colonel Carmen Amelia Robles, an Afro Mexican woman who was a leader in the Mexican Revolution. Legend has it that she participated in many battles and that she would shoot her pistol with her right hand and hold her cigar with her left.