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This September 1862 photo shows Allan Pinkerton on horseback during the Battle of Antietam, near Sharpsburg, Maryland. Before the outbreak of war, he had founded the Pinkerton National Detective Agency

Allan Pinkerton on horseback. It was taken on the Antietam Battlefield in Allan Pinkerton August 1 July was a Scottish American detective and spy, best known for creating the Pinkerton National Detective Agency.

Antietam National Battlefield Monument, Sharpsburg, Maryland

Antietam National Battlefield Monument, Sharpsburg, Maryland Great tradition--My home

Confederate POWs Awaiting Transfer: During the Civil War, more than 420,000 soldiers were captured and imprisoned. At least 56,000 of them would die in a prison camp. (Photo Credit: National Archives)

Confederate POWs Awaiting Transfer: During the Civil War, more than soldiers were captured and imprisoned. At least of them would die in a prison camp

The "Bloody Lane" Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland  When dawn broke along Antietam Creek on Sept. 17, 1862, cannon volleys launched a Civil War battle that would leave 23,000 casualties on the single bloodiest day in U.S. history.

The "Bloody Lane" - Battle of Sharpsburg/Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland. When dawn broke along Antietam Creek on Sept. cannon volleys launched a Civil War battle that would leave casualties on the single bloodiest day in U.

President Abraham Lincoln posed with Union officers and soldiers during his visit to Antietam, Maryland, photographed by Alexander Gardner, on October 3 1862

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President Abraham Lincoln posed with Union officers and soldiers during his visit to Antietam, Maryland, photographed by Alexander Gardner, on October 3 1862

Civil War photo of dead soldiers of the Louisiana Regiment at Antietam, Maryland. This is one of the photographic images that were put on display in NYC by the Mathew Brady Studio. It was the first time that most people saw the horrors of war.

Buy the Civil War Dead at Battle of Antietam Photo Print for sale at The McMahan Photo Art Gallery and Archive.

National Civil Rights Museum reopens in Memphis

National Civil Rights Museum Reopens in Memphis

Civil Rights Museum starts in Memphis,March Image: statues of three women walking next to a replica of a city bus

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