Cival War Nursing-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.
Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color This photo by Mathew Brady, the most famous Civil War photographer, portrays three Confederate prisoners at Gettysburg, Pa. in This shot was a favorite of famed author Shelby Foote.
a number of blacks served in the Confederate Army as soldiers. Historians and students of history agree that blacks served by the thousands in the Confederate Army. Many whites would send slaves to serve in their place.