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The Valley Archive--great for Civil War research. The Valley Project details life in two American communities, one Northern and one Southern, from the time of John Brown's Raid through the era of Reconstruction. History Press

A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike. Photographer Unknown

170 love letters written by a Union solider during the Civil War are being posted one at a time, 150 years after he wrote them.

from Mail Online

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

Lewis Powell, 1865 - Painstakingly colorized photo of John Wilkes Booth conspirator to assassinate President Lincoln