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Petersburg, Virginia. Dead Confederate soldier

Graves of Confederate soldiers in Hollywood Cemetery, with board markers...We have a graveyard like this one on my cousin's property.....There are confederate soldiers there too and in our family.....

Civil War Photos - 695. Dead Confederate Soldier with Gun - Petersburg, VA, 1865

Here we present a rare image of Petersburg, Virginia. Dead Fed. Soldier. It was taken in 1865 by Roche, Thomas C., d. 1895.

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Civil war ships

One of the famous images of World War II, W. Eugene Smith's photo caught a rare moment of both brutality and gentleness that was unique in the annals of war photography.

Vietnam War Dead Soldier Photography | Picture of Sino-vietnam war 1979

Wounded American Marines being treated and prepared for evacuation during the Vietnam War. Heart breaking.

Melting glaciers in northern Italy reveal corpses of WW1 soldiers. This photo shows the remains of two Austrian soldiers found on the Presena Glacier in 2012.

1945 D-Day: Most were just kids...

When Alexander Gardner arrived on the bloody Antietam battlefield in 1862, with his cumbersome photography equipment, he set out to do something that no one had ever done. It was the first time a photographer attempted to document a battlefield before the dead had been cleared away. It was unclear exactly what would become of these incredibly detailed images soldiers burying the dead and bodies zig-zagging across dry fields. At that point in time, newspapers could not yet print photographs.

Soldiers Marching to Battle

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James Longstreet was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Eastern Theater, but also with Gen. Braxton Bragg in the Army of Tennessee in the Western Theater.


Federal dead on the field of battle of first day, Gettysburg

Dead Confederate Soldiers in "The Devil's Den" - Gettysburg, PA, July 1863

Three American soldiers lie half-buried in the sand at Buna Beach on New Guinea. This photo was taken in February 1943, but not published until September, when it became the first image of dead American troops to appear in LIFE during World War II. George Strock's photo was finally OK'd by government censors, in part because FDR feared the public was growing complacent about the war's horrific toll.

Confederate General Robert E. Lee at his ancestral home in Arlington (now the National Cemetery) less than a week after surrendering.

Antietam, Maryland. Federal buried, Confederate unburied, where they fell. Yankee disrespect for Confederate dead.