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Here is General Ulysses Grant (center of bench) on eve of Siege of Petersburg VA, which escalated this month 1864.

The actual raincoat that General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was wearing when he was mistakenly shot by his own men in Chancellorsville, VA.

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Colonial Architecture in Alexandria, Virginia

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THUMMER, SAMUEL AMPUTATION OF ARM. [gangrene] Rank CPL, Company F, Regiment 209, State PENN, MOS, VOLUNTEERS, Battle PETERSBURG, VA [Civil War] Date of Injury 2 APR 1865

Henry Newton Comey by N.S. Bennett of Alexandria, Va. A farmer in Hopkinton, Mass., Comey (1840-1932) started the war as a private in the Second Massachusetts Infantry. He rose to become captain of Company E. He participated in numerous battles with his regiment, including Gettysburg, where he suffered a wound after being struck in the arm by buckshot and a bullet. After the war, he played an active role in veteran's affairs, including service as a commissioner of the Petersburg National…

General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. General Jackson's wife, Mary Anna, stated that she felt this photograph was the best likeness to her husband that was ever captured on film.

General Robert E. Lee- Mathew Brady’s Last Wartime Photograph Mathew B. Brady (American, near Lake George, New York 1823?–1896 New York) Date: 1865 Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Dimensions: Image: 14 × 9.3 cm (5 1/2 × 3 11/16 in.) Classification: Photographs Credit Line: Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005 Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865. The Civil War…