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General William J. Worth

William Jenkins Worth (March 1794 – May was a United States officer during the War of Mexican-American War, and Second Seminole War.

A former slave, Jackson, became a army drummer in the Union army.  This breaks my heart.  so young

This is an African American drummer boy in the Union army. I would mention how the youngest drummer boy ever was just seven years old, and how young boys would frequently run away to enlist as drummer boys.

Unidentified woman, ca. early 1860s. | In the Swan's Shadow

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Colonel M S Stokes died 1862 in battle near Richmond, Va

Colonel M S Stokes died 1862 in battle near Richmond, Va - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

(c. 1840s) John A. Quitman

During his time at Monmouth, Quitman led a successful career in politics, serving as the and governor of Mississippi.

"Col. Hamtramck, Virginia Volunteers." Daguerreotype portrait of an American colonel who fought in the Mexican-American War, c. 1847.

"Col. Hamtramck, Virginia Volunteers." Daguerreotype portrait of an American colonel who fought in the Mexican-American War, c. 1847. [1424x1916]

Post with 16594 views." Daguerreotype portrait of an American colonel who fought in the Mexican-American War, c.

Pauline Cushman wearing an officer's uniform. The photograph was taken between January and June 1864. She was an American actress and a spy for the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Pauline Cushman (Born Harriet Wood) (June 1833 – December wearing an officer's uniform. The photograph was taken between January and June She was an American actress and a spy for the Union Army during the American Civil War.

General William Jenkins Worth, mounted during US-Mexican War.  Col. Worth was commanding officer of forces in Florida at the end of the Second Seminole War and for a few years following.  His wife and daughter are buried at St. Francis in St. Augustine.  He spent a significant time of his military career in Florida.  His adjutant John T. Sprague married Worth's daughter.

William Jenkins Worth (March 1794 – May was a United States officer during the War of Mexican-American War, and Second Seminole War. He had led the nation’s first-ever amphibious landing (Veracruz, and accepted the surrender of Mexico City

David Twiggs was subsequently dismissed from the U.S. Army on March 1, 1861 for “treachery to the flag of his country,” and accepted a commission as a major general from the Confederate States on May 22, 1861. He was assigned to command the Confederate Department of Louisiana, but he was past the age of 70 and in poor health, thus he resigned his commission before assuming any active duty.

Extensive Historical Resources on General David Twiggs with a Picture and Biography

1847 La primera fotografía tomada de una amputación.

50 momentos históricos fotografiados por primera vez

The first photograph of an amputation - Sergeant Antonio Bustos having his leg amputated during the Mexican-American War by surgeon Pedro Vander Linden (who is holding the amputated leg) - April 18 1847

Stephen W. Kearny - Wikipedia

This is Stephen W Kearny. He was the General who in led troops across the Santa Fe trail and captured it.

Dragoons and Mounted Riflemen, U.S. Soldiers of the Mexican War. 1-pvt., Regiment of Mounted Riflemen 2- Major of the 2nd Dragoons, 3- Colonel of the 2nd Dragoons.

Dragoons and Mounted Riflemen, U. Soldiers of the Mexican War. Regiment of Mounted Riflemen Major of the Dragoons, Colonel of the Dragoons.

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