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170 love letters written by a Union solider during the Civil War are being posted one at a time, 150 years after he wrote them. Amazing!

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34 Stunning Portraits Capture Life During The American Civil War

Dang, those are some attractive Civil War-era people! -- 34 Stunning Portraits Capture Life During The American Civil War

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Jesse James: The Confederate Guerrilla

Frank and Jesse James in 1872. The James brothers were Confederate guerrillas in Missouri during the Civil War.

Charleston, South Carolina. O'Connor house (180 Broad Street), where Federal officers were confined under fire

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The first & last portrait photos of Lincoln as President: May 1860 & Feb 1865.... This shows you what an incredible toll the Civil War and the death of his son had on him..

"The Day the Music Died", Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper all die in a plane crash in Iowa. (February 3, 1959)