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Hospital ship, Nashville

The USS Nashville, Civil war hospital ship. The hospital ship was yet another innovation of the war

American Civil War Pictures

LOC Summary: Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, Grant's Wilderness Campaign, May-June Date Created/Published: 1864 June.

Telegraph Station

This is a picture from the Civil War showing a field telegraph station. It was taken near Wilcox's Landing, Virginia, in It is amazin.

James Lawson Kemper - Civil War Confederate Major General, Virginia Governor. At the start of the Civil War, he was a member of the Virginia State Legislature and helped organize Virginia troops for the Confederate forces. Rising through the ranks, he fought at Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg and was promoted Brigadier General in June, 1862. At the Battle of Gettysburg, he was wounded, taken prisoner and prisoner exchanged in early 1864.

James Lawson Kemper - Civil War Confederate Major General, Virginia Governor. At the start of the Civil War, he was a member of the Virginia State Legislature and helped organize Virginia troops for the Confederate forces. Rising through the ranks, he fought at Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg and was promoted Brigadier General in June, 1862. At the Battle of Gettysburg, he was wounded, taken prisoner and prisoner exchanged in early 1864.

Battery Danzler- Chesterfield, VA-- very small site, not well maintained now-- built in 1864 to prevent the Union from coming up the James River to get to Richmond

Battery Dantzler- Chesterfield, VA-- very small site, not well maintained now-- built in 1864 to prevent the Union from coming up the James River to get to Richmond

French Forrest, veteran of the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, and in this photograph a Captain in the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War

*FRENCH FORREST ~ – was an American naval officer who served first in the United States Navy+later the Confederate States Navy.His combat experience prior to the American Civil War included service in the War of Mexican–American War.

Here for your perusal is a collectible photograph of Broadway Landing, Appomattox River, Virginia. Park of artillery. It was created in 1865.    The photograph illustrates United States weapons in Civil War.

Here for your perusal is a collectible photograph of Broadway Landing, Appomattox River, Virginia. Park of artillery. It was created in The photograph illustrates United States weapons in Civil War.

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