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Sharpshooting Sept. 20, 1861.

Sharpshooting Sept. 20, 1861.

plenilune:    19thcentury:    Three officers of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Fort Brady, Virginia, 1864    Sexy, sexy officers of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery. *nods*

plenilune: Three officers of the Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Fort Brady, Virginia, 1864 Sexy, sexy officers of the Connecticut Heavy Artillery.

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American Civil War Uniform: The photo is shows what the confederate soldiers wore during the civil war of the United States, the south wore grey the north blue uniforms

Edwin Francis Jemison was a Private in the Confederate States Army during American Civil War, who served in the 2nd Louisiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Jemison enlisted on May 11, 1861 and was among the war's early volunteers.

Amazing full-color Civil War photos bring the era's characters to life

Edwin Francis Jemison was a Private in the Confederate States Army during American Civil War, who served in the Louisiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Jemison enlisted on May 1861 and was among the war's early volunteers.

Document showing the signature of Button Gwinnett, one of the rarest signatures of all 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence

Rare Civil War photographs and letters revealed at auction including complete 56 signatures of Declaration signers

Document showing the signature of Button Gwinnett, one of the rarest signatures of all 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence

two large-sized stamped brass castles worn on the hat, and two identical, but smaller, castles worn on the dress collars under the 1851 regulations and probably also on the hat. Plus a rhomboidal silver metal device having a red velvet center and applied silver castle in stamped metal, likely proprietary insignia to a unknown unit.

two large-sized stamped brass castles worn on the hat, and two identical, but smaller, castles worn on the dress collars under the 1851 regulations and probably also on the hat. Plus a rhomboidal silver metal device having a red velvet center and applied silver castle in stamped metal, likely proprietary insignia to a unknown unit.

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union sergeants' uniforms] (LOC) by The Library of Congress, via Flickr

Two unidentified soldiers in Union sergeants' uniforms. Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs; Library of Congress.

[O.H. Hart, full-length portrait, standing, left profile, in uniform, alongside horse]

[O.H. Hart, full-length portrait, standing, left profile, in uniform, alongside horse]

SEALED Dag Portrait Civil War Era Young Man Bow Ribbon Tie Daguerreotype | eBay

SEALED Dag Portrait Civil War Era Young Man Bow Ribbon Tie Daguerreotype | eBay

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ca. 1865, [carte de visite collage portrait of Jefferson Davis in disguise, as he appeared at the time of his capture"] via the International Center of Photography, President in Petticoats! Civil War Propaganda in Photographs" Exhibit

[carte de visite collage portrait of Jefferson Davis in disguise, as he appeared at the time of his capture"] via the International Center of Photography, President in Petticoats! Civil War Propaganda in Photographs" Exhibit

The "Swamp Angel" was the nickname given to a 16,500 pound rifled Parrott cannon with an 8-inch bore that briefly shelled the city of Charleston in 1863.  The shelling continued until the Swamp Angel exploded while firing its thirty-sixth round.  The Swamp Angel accomplished a number of things. It was the first known firing of an artillery piece using a compass reading, and the distance covered by the Swamp Angel's shells was farther than any previous military bombardment.

The "Swamp Angel" was the nickname given to a pound rifled Parrott cannon with an bore that briefly shelled the city of Charleston in The shelling continued until the Swamp Angel exploded while firing its thirty-sixth round.

General Halbert Eleazer Paine,4th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment

General Halbert Eleazer Paine,4th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment

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