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1st Inf. Battalion LA. Co.D

1st Inf. Battalion LA. Co.D

Lt. General Edmund Kirby-Smith

CSA General Edmund Kirby Smith (May 1824 – March was a career United States Army officer and educator.

Alexander Gardner

ANTIETAM- Major General George B. McClellan and President Abraham Lincoln meet October 1862 at McClellan’s headquarters after the Battle of Antietam.

December 15, 1864. "Nashville, Tennessee. Battle of Nashville. Spectators watching the fight between generals Hood and Thomas." Photograph by George N. Barnard. Civil War glass negative collection, Library of Congress.  From www.shorpy.com  Q

Battle of Nashville. Spectators watching the fight between generals Hood and Thomas." Photograph by George N. Civil War glass negative collection, Library of Congress.

David Owen Dodd. He was captured by Union soldiers as a spy, but would not give up the names of his contacts.

David Owen Dodd (November 1846 – January was an American 17 year-old who was tried, convicted and hanged as a Confederate spy in the American Civil War. (Dodd = Reiver name)

It is said that the American Civil War started on Wilmer Mclean's front yard and ended in his front parlor. Mclean lived near Manassas, VA when the 1st battle of Bull Run occurred and so he moved his family to a safer location near Appomattox Courthouse only to have his front parlor used as the room in which Robert E. Lee effectively ended the war by surrendering to U.S. Grant.

6 Coincidences You Won't Believe Actually Happened: Update

The American Civil War was full of strange coincidences and one of the most amazing is the story of Wilmer McLean. The first major land battle of the Civil War, First Manassas, took place in northe…

[Sergeant William T. Biedler, 16 years old, of Company C, Mosby's Virginia Cavalry Regiment with flintlock musket]

Sergeant William T. Biedler, 16 years old, of Company C, Mosby’s Virginia Cavalry Regiment, with flintlock musket.

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

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.

Nag on the Lake: Civil War photographs in full color bring ...

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.

Rose Farm House - Gettysburg, PA. My dad was a park ranger and my family lived here when I was born. I have so many great memories of this house; playing hiding seek in the secret staircase, feeding the cows over the fence, swinging on the front porch...

My dad was a park ranger and my family lived here when I was born. playing hiding seek in the secret staircase, feeding the cows over the fence, swinging on the front porch.

Well armed Confederate soldier with a rare Fluted Colt army .44 Cal. and an Arkansas toothpick…

tintype portrait of Confederate Infantryman armed with a revolver and Bowie knife via Heritage Auctions

Confederate Veteran ... 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, but they will dispute, however, that these blacks served as soldiers, and will dismiss their service as that of servants attached to the Army.  Not so however.

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.

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