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robfromamersfoort (33 months ago | reply) It is indeed shot in 1855 (or maybe 1854). This is Mrs Rogers, a nurse during the Crimean War (like Florence Nightingale). She was the wife of a soldier, and she was nursing, washing and cooking under severe circumstances.

Four African American Men during U.S. Civil War.... ***Read the article. I'm so naive at times...

Civil War soldier from California. Probably embalmed and photographed after getting killed in battle. Close examination shows a barely-visible stand behind his feet holding him up. Left hand is in unnatural position, and face is devoid of any expression.

Womens Dresses from 1850's to 1880's. About 1/10 of the photo's from a disc I bought at a Civil War Re-enactment What a nice dress

civil war soldier. I think this is a lieutenant given the bars on his shoulder...

Early in the Civil War, American armies were pressed for arms and purchased a variety of types from European sources. One of the less common were the Austrian muskets and associated bayonets

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Young soldier in Union sack coat and forage cap. 1861-1865

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Sometimes I'm speechless when I see a photograph, this is one of those times. Woman in an extraordinary dress ~ beginning of the Civil War.

Officers of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, especially the gentleman on the far right (Mathew Brady, 1864).

Ulmur, David Company M, 004 Pennsyvlania Cavalry Battle of Dinwiddie Court House