One of the most important maps of the Civil War was also one of the most visually striking: the United States Coast Survey’s map of the slaveholding states, which clearly illustrates the varying concentrations of slaves across the South.
Grave Marker- Nancy Hanks Lincoln - She is best known as the mother of United States President Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was nine at the time of his mother's death. She is in my family tree on my maternal grandmother's side.
In the American Civil War, soldiers were required to have at least four opposing front teeth, so that they could open a gunpowder pouch. Some draftees had their front teeth removed to avoid service. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!