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Black confederate soldier...yes there were many who fought on both sides

War Horses who served our Country on both sides of the war and every other time in our Nation's history. ♥ God bless them all.

swiftsnowmane: War Horse 01 by *MeetMeAtTheLake2Nite “Nothing burns like the cold.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

World War 1 War Horse. This is the Great Grandfather of a friend of mine who served as a farrier during the war. You can see by this horse’s stance and head carriage that he was a carriage horse and not a riding horse. He looks like a Cleveland Bay! Wonder what happened to him 

Women in the civil war were not allowed unless they were nurses. Four hundred women served in the war. Some historical records show that over sixty women were wounded or killed in the war.

Vicksburg National Military Park If you are interested in the Civil War, this is a great place to visit..there are both car and walking tours..there is also a national cemetary there with thousands of civil war graves,

US Civil War Infographic poster. Yet another mistake regarding Missouri. We were 'technically' in the Union but simultaneously had an Confederate government and supported the Confederacy. Most people in SW Missouri were CSA sympathizers. Missouri fielded regiments for both sides of the war, not just Union, not to mention the Bushwhackers, which were another entity entirely.

Horses in the Great War are as much a symbol of that conflict as the mud of Passchedaele or the gas mask. Veterans I interviewed in the 1980s had harrowing, often terribly sad memories of animals they had cared for at the front, and in my Great War photo archive I have literally hundreds of images showing a beloved horse, special to a particular soldier who brought them home.

John Burns. Veteran of the War of 1812. On July 1, 1863 a Civil War battle - Gettysburg - started in his back yard. Grabbed his musket and joined the Union Army in the fight. Wounded three times but survived. Passed away at the age of 79.

#Per the Pennsylvania Civil War 150 facebook page: This photo, from the collection of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, shows Alice Carey Risley, the last surviving Civil War battlefield nurse, receiving a kiss from a veteran. - Guaranteed best price from vacationtravelogu... - precious! I Love this picture!

1. This Civil War uniform was worn by the Union infantry. Mass-production of men's clothing began due to the Civil War and the use of machines to create the uniforms. {American Civil War - Union Infantry Uniform}

History of the Civil War in the United States, organized South to North