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One of the most important maps of the Civil War was also one of the most visually striking: a map of the slaveholding states, which clearly illustrates the varying concentrations of slaves across the South. Abraham Lincoln loved the map and consulted it often; it even appears in a famous 1864 painting of the president and his cabinet.

Map of slave population in southern states, compiled from 1860 census, drawn by Edwin Hergesheimer, engraved by Theodore Leonhardt, 1864

Confederate Soldier Edmund Ruffin--from VA, firm advocate for states rights, he is associated with having fired the first shots of the War

New 5x7 Civil War Photo: Confederate Soldier Edmund Ruffin

Edmund Ruffin, ardent supporter of states rights and Secession. Ruffin fired the first cannon shot at Ft. Sumter in the early morning hours of April and the Civil War was officially underway.

Battlefields of the Civil War Map & Timeline http://storymaps.esri.com/stories/civilwar/

Battlefields of the Civil War Map & Timeline This picture shows the important battles fought in the civil war.

John Clem and Brother.  John Clem, who, at twelve years old, was the youngest Seargent in the US Army in the Civil War.

Photo of John Clem and Brother. It was made in The illustration documents John Clem, who, at twelve years old, was the youngest sergeant in the US Army in the Civil War.

Abraham Lincoln Ghostbuster - La boite verte

An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa 1864

Maps - A HUGE collection of Vintage Maps online (over 29,000 images) that you can browse and download for Free. High-Res images. Great source for your art and design needs.

A HUGE collection of FREE Vintage Maps online for your art and design needs.

The Most Influential Legal Cases of the Last Century... Sweet! It's like a cheat-sheet for Con Law!

The US legal system has changed dramatically over the past 100 years. These legal cases are some of the most influential cases that have impacted and changed America's legal system.

(2) Since this "essay" revolves around the Civil War it seems only fitting to give a brief overview of it. This infographic does just that. For a refresher course click on the image. [Civil War Facts Infographic from the National Park Service]

Civil War Facts Infographic and other resources from the National Park Service.

Civil War P.O.W.’s | Marion Illinois History Preservation

Andersonville Prisoners - Was Your Ancestor in a Civil War Prison? More than Union prisoners of war died at Andersonville prison during the Civil War. Although probably the most notorious, Andersonville was certainly not the only Civil War prison.

African Americans and Slavery - hundreds of references here http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/slavery.htm#

African Americans and Slavery map. Isn't it nice knowing that slavery is a thing of the past. Now if people would quit teaching prejudice.

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Civil War Generals Postcard | Top rows: Union Generals Botto… | Flickr

Generals of The Civil War North and South This was such an interest for my son. We even stopped by Gettysburg on our way to vacation at Virginia Beach from Indiana!

James B. McPherson (1828-1864), who died at the Battle of Atlanta, was one the highest-ranking Union soldiers killed in the war - The Civil War warriors: Fascinating photographs of the Union generals who kept the U.S. together 150 years ago www.dailymail.co....

The Civil War warriors: Fascinating photographs of the Union generals who kept the U.S. together 150 years ago

McPherson November 1828 - 22 July was a career United States officer who served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was killed at the Battle of Atlanta, the second highest ranking Union officer killed during the war

God Bless America! Thank you to all the military men and woman out there that fight for our freedom!

[Photographs of war are not meant to glorify war - that's the work of the fat boys back home manipulating our young people.

theoddmentemporium:  Bullet in a Bible  A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket.  He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature.

theoddmentemporium: Bullet in a Bible A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket. He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature.

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