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Flag of the 9th Texas Infantry

Gloves worn by Lincoln on the night of his assassination at Ford Theatre.

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” - Abraham Lincoln on the importance of preparation.

Battle Flag ~ 18th NC

26th North Carolina by Don Troiani

CSA Calvary Standing Guard

Minie Ball. Bullet invented by the frenchman Claude Minie and used widely during the American Civil War. It's slow speed and soft lead manufacture led to it shattering bone upon impact and causing infection.

civil war violin used as war diary by Civil War soldier Solomon Conn 1863

You are viewing an impressive image of Fair Oaks, Virginia,vicinity. Lieutenant Robert Clarke, Captain John C. Tidball, Lieutenant William N. Dennison, and Captain Alexander C.M. Pennington. It was taken in 1862 by Gibson, James F., b. 1828.

Union General GeorgeThomas, a Virginian known as the Rock of Chickamaugua.

Much of the information available on female Civil War soldiers is found in their obituaries. (NARA, Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1780's - 1917, RG 94)

General Grant and Meade

20th Maine, counter-attack at Gettysburg.

Charleston, S.C. Breach patched with gabions on the north wall of Fort Sumter.

  • Jenna Burke

    Where's this at?

  • Pam Tinkham Pugh

    Charleston, SC. It's Fort Sumter, where the first shot of the Civil War was fired.

  • Maria McMullen

    A U.S. held fort under seige by the Rebels following S.C. secession from Union....Rebels took the fort, as the soldiers at the fort ran out of supplies ...thus a surrender of Fort Sumter....

13-inch seacoast mortars of Federal Battery No. 4 with officers of 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, near Yorktown, Virginia in May of 1862.

Civil War Railroads

  • Mary Tanck

    There is not enough money in the world to get me to ride a freaking train across that thing!

Gettysburg, Pa. The center of the Federal position viewed from Little Round Top