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    1864 Civil War photo. An interesting variety of smoking materials, headgear and footwear.Taken at the headquarters of Provost Marshall's department,Petersburg,North Carolina.( Shorpy archive)

    “If I should fall…remember what you see here”: Robert Gould Shaw’s letters digitized Modern Books and Manuscripts | Harvard University

    [Group portrait of officers with Admiral David G. Farragut seated, center]

    Union soldiers building winter quarters

    The movements of armies in the war created so much mud that often the only way to move heavy equipment like cannon or wagons was to build "corduroy roads" from wood.

    ca. 1861-72, soldiers demonstrating the correct method to carry an injured soldier, U.S. Sanitary Commission

    An Oklahoma dugout photographed c. 1909.

    This memorial on the Carriage Trail in Charleston, West Virginia, marks the place where two women, convicted of spying during the Civil War, were executed and buried

    An unidentified member of the First Delaware Cavalry sits calmly on horseback along Main Street in Westminster unaware his unit will soon be engaged in combat with advance elements of J.E.B. Stuart’s Confederate cavalry on June 29, 1863. From the Gil Barrett Collection, U.S. Army Military History Institute.

    Union soldiers at captured Confederate encampment during the siege of Petersburg, June 1864. Timothy O'Sullivan

    Baton Rouge courthouse with Federal troops during the Civil War. :: 'Andrew D. Lytle's Baton Rouge' Photograph Collection

    Actual war photo in chickamauga battlefield. Near 2000 Union soldiers from the battle were taken to Andersonville.

    Union picket line soldiers posing behind gaboon defenses at fort Mahone, Virginia 1865.

    Battle of Antietam Burial Crew 1862

    Union soldiers posing with Confederate flags that they captured in battle, each of whom was awarded a Medal of Honor for the feat, 1865. General John Gibbon, at center with his left hand on his belt, was in charge of transporting them to Washington, DC. Photograph is said to portray the 14 Medal of Honor recipients from the Battle of Fort Gregg during the Siege of Petersburg. Probably taken after Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House.

    Farm House Used As Hospital

    Union Soldiers of the 134th Illinois Infantry Regiment drilling at Columbus, Kentucky 1864. by John Carbutt

    Garry Adelman's Civil War Page 1 hr · Another shot of some of the Michiganders under Sherman.

    Photography and the Civil War

    Meades HQ at Gettysburg

    Captain Nathan J. Johnson. Drum Major (and later 2nd Lt) Patrick Ford in the background. 93rd New York Infantry.If you click on the image,there is a discussion of the photo,which certainly answered my questions about this intriguing image.

    Union soldiers building winter quarters

    Photographs of the American Civil War Camp Sprague, First Rhode Island Regiment, Company D before July 16,1861