Home of Robert E. Lee

The very home where Lee was photographed standing on the porch in Richmond, Va. later in life. 707 East Franklin Sreet. It is the home General Lee and his family occupied during the Civil War. For more on the other Lee homes, see http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1537095.Dixie_Spirits

GENERAL ROBERT E LEE's boot and his fine filigreed brass spurs, according to his nephew, who gave the spurs to the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia, they were part of Lee's field uniform that he used during the Civil War.

Robert Todd Lincoln, the only child of Abraham Lincoln to live to adulthood. This was taken in 1922 at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Robert was at Abraham Lincoln's bedside at his death. Robert Lincoln was also at the Sixth Street Train Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881, and witnessed the assassination of President James Garfield. At the time Lincoln was serving as Garfield's Secretary of War.

Richmond in 1862, before it was ravaged by the war.

Richmond, Virginia. View of the burned district and the Capitol across the Canal Basin.

The "White House of the Confederacy," Jefferson Davis' home

On April 9, 1865, Robert E. Lee surrenders the Army of Northern Virginia to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, effectively ending the war. Throughout the duration of the American Civil War, 360,000 Union troops and 260,000 Confederate troops were killed.

Carrie McGavock, the Widow of the South, revered in her lifetime for her devotion to the almost 1500 Confederate war dead buried on her Tennessee plantation, Carnton.

Rear Window: 1938 July 1938. "Slums in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." -- Nothing has changed!

Here, Union soldiers pose for the camera in deliberately casual attitudes on the front steps of the Confederate commander Robert E. Lee's mansion, which was confiscated by the government in 1861. Laying blame—literally at Lee's doorstep—for the vast suffering of the Civil War, the Union Army in 1864 began to bury its dead on Lee's property in what later became Arlington National Cemetery.

Lee-Fendall House: Former home of General Robert E. Lee was converted into a hospital for Union soldiers during the Civil War. Many visitors claim to hear & see ghosts and feel paranormal activity.

Hatfield House Banqueting Hall - childhood home of Elizabeth I

Abraham Lincoln's grand daughters - Robert Lincoln's daughters, Mary and Jessie Harlan Lincoln

Mary Custis Lee and Robert E. Lee Jr., ca. 1845.

Robert Lincoln the son of Abraham Lincoln, was waiting to board a crowded train when the train lurched forward and he fell between the platform and the body of the passenger car he was trying to board. But before harm came, he was seized by the collar and yanked to the platform. His rescuer was Edwin Booth the brother of the man that would soon kill President Lincoln.

May, 1951 - Billy Graham and his wife, Ruth, are shown at their home in the mountains in Montreat, NC. (Rudolph Vetter / The Commercial Appeal)

Mrs. Rose Greenhow, renowned confederate spy, with her daughter, 1865

Alexandria, Virginia. Slave pen. Interior view. Taken between 1861 and 1865.

Civil War Atlanta

1938. Iberville Parish, Louisiana. "Belle Grove. Vicinity of White Castle. Greek Revival mansion of 75 rooms. Ruinous condition. Built 1857 by John Andrews, who sold it to Stone Ware. Occupied by Ware family until circa 1913." The decaying portico of what was reputedly the largest plantation home in the South.