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Aiken's Landing, Virginia (vicinity). Fort Brady on the James River, manned by Company C, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery. (Battery ready for action)

Washington, District of Columbia. Officers and men, 3d Regiment Massachusetts Heavy Artillery in Fort Totten

The Garrison Of Fort C. F. Smith Company F 2nd Heavy Artillery Civil War (Company D~ TJ Kernan )

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.

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.

Captain Edward Camden put on his Civil War veteran's uniform and tried to register for the draft on the first day of World War I. April 1917 It doesn't get much better than this.

SCOTT, EDWARD INJURED SLAVE .Wounded 23 JULY 1865 REFERRED TO AS CONTRABAND. Slate reads "EdwardScott. Contraband. Case treated since July 23rd as photod. Nov. 15th/65."CIVIL WAR

Civil War Atlanta-- 1864. Photo by George N. Barnard. This is for my uncle clay.

Three officers of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Fort Brady, VA. (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division). Submitted by thathistorychick

First Lieutenant William Dominick Matthews, of the U.S. Colored Light Artillery, In addition, Matthews helped recruit many black soldiers. Before the Civil War, Matthews ran a boarding house in Leavenworth, Kansas, that was part of the underground railroad. The Leavenworth businessman soon was appointed captain, the highest ranking African American officer in the regiment. More extensive historical story at the link!

Rebel soldier. Veteran of the Confederacy at the Gettysburg reunion. 1913

Here we present an historic photo of Civil War Veterans; Gettysburg Reunion: G.A.R. & U.C.V. It was taken in 1913 by Harris & Ewing.