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A rare image . . . from the look of these soldiers this is a late civil War photo of a battle-hardened company. A company would have started with around 100 men, there were no replacements. After a hard campaign between caualties and disease this is what might be left . . .

The Common Civil War Soldier

Learn about the Civil War soldier and what life was like for him at war.

Gettysburg- Troops marching in Gettysburg the day of Lincolns address. November 1863.
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Gettysburg- Troops marching in Gettysburg the day of Lincolns address. November 1863.

American Civil War Casualties

U.S. Civil War Casualties Statistics - Deaths Comparison of Battles

History tells us that the people of the United States of America have had their mettle tested repeatedly. Doubts were raised during the Civil War in 1861 as to whether this young nation would survive. The Civil War is evidence that Cain’s legacy lives on, when brother fought against and killed brother. The casualty rate

American Civil War Uniforms- The Union and the Confederacy wore different uniforms to distinguish from eachother during the Civil War. The Union typically wore navy blue long frock coats while the Confederates wore grey on frock coats that were a tad shorter.

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American Civil War Uniforms- The Union and the Confederacy wore different uniforms to distinguish from eachother during the Civil War. The Union typically wore navy blue long frock coats while the Confederates wore grey on frock coats that were a tad shorter.

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Part 6: Turning Point

At the start of 1863, the North has overwhelming numbers on the battlefield, but only for a limited time. If it fails to destroy the Confederacy before summer, the terms of service for more than 100,000 volunteer troops will be up, leaving President Lincoln short of troops to carry on the war.

Little Round Top at Gettysburg, PA. Memorial to the 20th Maine. This battle was the pivotal point in the civil war. See Joshua Chamberlain

Defense of Little Round Top

Historical article on the Union defense of Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863.

The Daniel Lady Farm, on the Hanover Road east of Gettysburg, was used as a Confederate Field Hospital. Robert E. Lee used this residence for a council of war on July 1, 1863.

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The Daniel Lady Farm, on the Hanover Road east of Gettysburg, was used as a Confederate Field Hospital. Robert E. Lee used this residence for a council of war on July 1, 1863. Photo by: Michael Noirot www.BattlefieldPortraits.com/ ThisMightyScourge.com/

Lee Artifacts of the war

American Civil War Museum | Exploring the unparalleled significance of the Civil War

The American Civil War Museum is more than a collection of artifacts, we are educators and storytellers connecting the Civil War and its legacies to current culture.

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Gettysburg Ghosts

The Gettysburg Ghosts are strange like ghost beings who have been sighted at Gettysburg Pennsylvania where on July 3rd 1863 during the American civil war the armies of the Confederacy and the Union fought a bloody battle were many men died. The state of Pennsylvania is considered to be one of the most haunted states in American. At Gettysburg throughout the years there have been reports of strange ghost like people resembling Union and Confederate soldiers. At the Farnsworth inn built in…

Visiting Gettysburg with Kids: Getting the Most out of your Visit
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Visiting Gettysburg with Kids: Getting the Most out of your Visit

Here are some tips for visiting Gettysburg with kids and helping them get the most out of the experience.

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Gettysburg addressing 150th anniversary

GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- Nearly 150 years ago Gen. Robert E. Lee made a daring move -- taking his Army of Northern Virginia north into Pennsylvania, betting on a ...

End of the Civil War handshake--looks like it was at a veterans' reunion 50 years or so later.
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End of the Civil War handshake--looks like it was at a veterans' reunion 50 years or so later.

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Meades HQ at Gettysburg

Gettysburg Battle Map 1863

Gettysburg Battle Map 1863

The monument of the first shot fired during the Battle of Gettysburg. The first day of fighting involved around 50,000 soldiers and an estimated 15,500 were killed, wounded, captured or missing. The first day of the Battle of Gettysburg is ranked as the 12th bloodiest battle during the Civil War. It had more causalities than Bull Run and Franklin battles combined.

Battle of Gettysburg – Day 1

This year marks the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. From July 1 – July 3, 1863 the bloodiest battle in the entire American Civil War waged around Gettysburg, Pennsylvania between Union Major General George Gordon Meade’s Army of the Potomac and Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. This is Day 1 of the Battle of Gettysburg. Battle of Gettysburg – Day 2 Battle of Gettysburg – Day 3 On June 3, 1863, Gen. Robert E. Lee led his Army of Northern Virginia…

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