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Old Confederate veteran at a memorial erected to the last shot fired in the Civil War (east of the Mississippi). It would seem maybe the old vet is relating the details of the incident to the two younger listeners.

from Forbes

Memorial Day Reminder Of The Foolishness Of War: 150 Years Ago Was The Civil War's Most Blood-Drenched Summer

Dead Confederate soldiers. 30% of all Southern white males 18–40 years of age died in the American Civil War.

A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike. Incredible that this bike has been there for 98 years now!

Sept. 17 1862 The Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg. The bloodiest single day of the Civil War with 23,000 casualties. This photo shows Dunker Church where much of the first stage of the battle took place