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1854 or 1855 Mrs Rogers, a nurse during the Crimean War (as was Florence Nightingale). She was the wife of a soldier, who nursed, washied and cooked for the men under severe circumstances.

Civil War Atlanta

Civil War Atlanta// yard of Taylor-Clifford home s had cannon balls,bullets dug up by Taylor brothers rob and guilford still in fam.

Original uncropped photo of Speakers Stand at Gettyburg. After close examination of this glass plate negative in 1952 by Josephine Cobb, this became the first and only known and proved photo of Lincoln at Gettyburg to deliver his historic speech. (see other photo of cropped detail of this photo of Lincoln in the crowd). Amazing detail and discovery!

Original uncropped photo of Speakers Stand at Gettysburg. After close examination of this glass plate negative in 1952 by Josephine Cobb, this became the first and only known and proved photo of Lincoln at Gettysburg to deliver his historic speech.

Injured Soldiers Fredericksburg

Hospital at Fredericksburg, Va., May Photograph shows soldiers outside a brick hospital building in Fredericksburg, Virginia, recovering from wounds received during the battles in the “Wilderness campaign.


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52 Colorized Historical Photos That Give Us A New Look At the Past

Top Hat Allan Pinkerton, President Abraham Lincoln, and Major General John A. This photo was taken not long after the Civil War’s first battle on northern soil in Antietam, Maryland on October Date: 3 October 1862

Rare Civil War Photos Wives and children sometimes followed their husbands to war, particularly in the early period of the conflict. “(The soldiers) were in the camp, and the women and the kids were right there.

Women and children in a Civil War camp. "Washington, District of Columbia. Tent life of the (later, Pennsylvania Infantry at Queen's Farm, vicinity of Fort Slocum.

Confederate soldier, Bluford McDaniel from what is now Lamar County, Alabama. He…

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Atlanta in the Civil War before Gen. Sherman burned the city to the ground. **

a majestic photo of Atlanta, Georgia Wagon train on Marietta Street. It was made in 1864 by Barnard, George N., Atlanta in the Civil War before Gen. Sherman burned the city to the ground.

Civil War Drummer, why they needed drummers baffles me...USA

Civil War Drummer Boys where needed because a soldier might not be able to see an officer during battle, but they could hear a signal.

This photograph of Florence Owens Thompson (32 year old mother of 7) is one of the great representations of the Great Depression. The photograph was taken by Dorothea Lange after Florence had sold her tent to provide food for her children.

“Migrant Mother,” Dorothea Lange, 1936 For many, Florence Owens Thompson is the face of the Great Depression, thanks to legendary photographer Dorothea Lange. Lange made this photograph while visiting a camp in California in February With this.

Proof that carrying a Bible with you is a good idea: Civil War Prayer Book which stopped a Bullet at the Battle of Roanoke Island, N. C. and saved the life of Private Edward R. Graton, Co. C, 25th Regt. Mass. while it was tucked inside his uniform coat breast pocket.

Carrying a Bible with you is a good idea: Civil War Prayer Book which stopped a Bullet at the Battle of Roanoke Island, N. and saved the life of Private Edward R. C, Regt. while it was tucked inside his uniform coat breast pocket.

This is an amazing interactive map and timeline of the battlefields of the Civil War - GREAT resource!

An interactive map and timeline of the battlefields of the Civil War--includes the Battle of Corydon, of course, which is the battle reenacted at Conner Prairie

All honourably discharged veterans were invited to the reunion, drawing more than 50,000 former members of the Grand Army of the Republic (the north) and the United Confederate Veterans (the south). Fifty years after the battle, many were in their 70s.

Civil war veterans at Gettysburg anniversary in 1913 – in pictures

:::::::::: Vintage Photograph :::::::::: Two veterans of the Battle of Gettysburg. The picture was taken in at a reunion held on the battlefield. The man sitting on the rocks is a Confederate soldier, and the man standing is a Union soldier.

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