Washington, District of Columbia. Officers and men, 3d Regiment Massachusetts Heavy Artillery in Fort Totten
1865 | THE FIRST EVER MEMORIAL DAY... WAS CELEBRATED, May 1, 1865, in CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA BY FORMER SLAVES OF THE GULLAH GEECHEE NATION. Let us remember that their prayers and observations were not just for the deceased Union soldiers on that first Memorial Day, but also for members of their families and their community who died in a war that was meant to free them.
The Garrison Of Fort C. F. Smith Company F 2nd Heavy Artillery Civil War (Company D~ TJ Kernan )
Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889) was an American statesman and leader of the Confederacy during the American Civil War, serving as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history. Davis was born in Kentucky to Samuel and Jane (Cook) Davis. After attending Transylvania University, Davis graduated from West Point . He served as the United States Secretary of War under Democratic President Franklin Pierce.
Carte de visite by Mathew Brady of New York, N.Y. Charles Armory Clark (right) served as a captain in the Sixth Maine Infantry, and received the Medal of Honor for his conduct at Brooks Ford, Va., on May 4, 1863. James William Clark (left) served as the first lieutenant of Company E of the First Maine Heavy Artillery. Whiting Clark (center) served as major of the First Maine Heavy Artillery.