Union Army nine button frock coat  with soft knapsack, canteen, cartridge box with 40 rounds, and cap box. This sgt also wears a NCO belt plate.

Union Army nine button frock coat with soft knapsack, canteen, cartridge box with 40 rounds, and cap box. This sgt also wears a NCO belt plate.

Antique Civil War Amputation Bone 5" Saw Dietrich D W Kolbe Union Army Medical  | eBay

Details about Antique Civil War Amputation Bone 5" Saw Dietrich D W Kolbe Union Army Medical

Antique Civil War Amputation Bone 5" Saw Dietrich D W Kolbe Union Army Medical | eBay

This rare photograph shows a Union army camp scene where soldiers are entertained by a group of African American minstrel performers.

This rare photograph shows a Union army camp scene where soldiers are entertained by a group of African American minstrel performers.

Homespun Songs of the Union Army, Vol. 2 [CD], 20555764

Homespun Songs of the Union Army, Vol. 2 [CD]

Homespun Songs of the Union Army, Vol. 2 [CD], 20555764

Joshua Chamberlain (September 8, 1828 - February 24, 1914), American college Professor from the State of Maine who volunteered during the Civil War to join the Union Army, reaching the rank of Brigadier General.  For his gallantry at Gettysburg, he was awarded the Medal of Honor.

Joshua Chamberlain (September 8, 1828 - February 24, 1914), American college Professor from the State of Maine who volunteered during the Civil War to join the Union Army, reaching the rank of Brigadier General. For his gallantry at Gettysburg, he was awarded the Medal of Honor.

This rare photograph shows a Union army camp scene where soldiers are entertained by a group of African American minstrel performers. Touring minstrel groups were typically composed of whites who performed in blackface, but some were made up of blacks. It would interesting to know if the group members here were free blacks - either from the northern or slave states - or if they were so-called contrabands.

This rare photograph shows a Union army camp scene where soldiers are entertained by a group of African American minstrel performers. Touring minstrel groups were typically composed of whites who performed in blackface, but some were made up of blacks. It would interesting to know if the group members here were free blacks - either from the northern or slave states - or if they were so-called contrabands.

Mary Jane Safford.jpgMary Jane Safford-Blake (December 31, 1834 – December 8, 1891) was a nurse, physician, educator, and humanitarian. As a nurse in the Union army she worked closely with Mary Ann Bickerdyke treating the sick and injured near Fort Donelson, and was nicknamed the "Cairo Angel" for her service in Cairo, Illinois. After the war she became one of the first female gynecologists in the United States and was the first woman to perform an ovariotomy

Mary Jane Safford.jpgMary Jane Safford-Blake (December 31, 1834 – December 8, 1891) was a nurse, physician, educator, and humanitarian. As a nurse in the Union army she worked closely with Mary Ann Bickerdyke treating the sick and injured near Fort Donelson, and was nicknamed the "Cairo Angel" for her service in Cairo, Illinois. After the war she became one of the first female gynecologists in the United States and was the first woman to perform an ovariotomy

June 10th Born Today 1833: Civil War spy for the Union Army, Pauline Cushman. She was awarded the rank of Brevet-Major by General Garfield and commended by President Abraham Lincoln for her service to the union cause, and became known as Miss Major Cushman.

June 10th Born Today 1833: Civil War spy for the Union Army, Pauline Cushman. She was awarded the rank of Brevet-Major by General Garfield and commended by President Abraham Lincoln for her service to the union cause, and became known as Miss Major Cushman.

Lincoln’s Highlanders-Scots in the Civil War 16 June 1862, the Charleston Mercury reported, ‘It was left to the brave 79th Highlanders, to test the virtue of unadulterated cold steel on our Southern nerves. Thank God, Lincoln had only one 79th regiment.’ In fact, the Union Army possessed several predominantly Scottish regiments. Approximately 600,000 Scots migrated to the United States between 1851 and 1861, bringing with them a rich military tradition. Militia companies of S

Lincoln’s Highlanders-Scots in the Civil War 16 June 1862, the Charleston Mercury reported, ‘It was left to the brave 79th Highlanders, to test the virtue of unadulterated cold steel on our Southern nerves. Thank God, Lincoln had only one 79th regiment.’ In fact, the Union Army possessed several predominantly Scottish regiments. Approximately 600,000 Scots migrated to the United States between 1851 and 1861, bringing with them a rich military tradition. Militia companies of S

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