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May 30, 1864. "Port Royal, Virginia. The Rappahannock River front during the evacuation."

May "Port Royal, Virginia. The Rappahannock River front during the evacuation." Photograph from the main Eastern theater of war, Grant's Wilderness Campaign. Wet plate negative by Timothy O'Sullivan.

Petersburg, Virginia U.S. Military Telegraph battery wagon, Army of the Potomac headquarters taken in 1864

Petersburg, Virginia U. Military Telegraph battery wagon, Army of the Potomac headquarters taken in 1864

Wounded soldiers at rest near Marye's Heights, Fredericksburg, Virginia. After the battle of Spotsylvania, in 1864.

Wounded Union soldiers at rest near Marye’s Heights, Fredericksburg, Virginia. After the battle of Spotsylvania, in (Photo by Mathew Brady/NARA)

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.

Civil War Era Family

Odd to see a Civil War era photo with such an informal pose. Edward O. Ord, wife and child at the residence of Jefferson Davis. In the doorway is the table on which the surrender of General Robert E. Lee was signed,

Fort Sumter, in Charleston, South Carolina, at the time of the American Civil War.

*FORT SUMTER ~ Charleston, S. Breach patched with gabions on the north wall of Fort Sumter, one of the 5 brick walls of Fort Sumter.

U. S. Civil War Veterans

This day serves as a recognition to those veterans' sacrifice and service to the US nation. We salute you great veterans! From O'Hare Precision Metals.

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Engineers of the N. State Militia, 1861 -- website with LOADS of photos and facts from Civil War Era, GREAT resource

13-inch seacoast mortars of Federal Battery No. 4 with officers of 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, near Yorktown, Virginia in May of 1862.

seacoast mortars of Federal Battery No. 4 with officers of Connecticut Heavy Artillery, near Yorktown, Virginia in May of

Confederate soldier Julius Howell Interview What The south Fought For. Really puts a new spin on what most of us think all Southerners wanted during the Civil War

States Rights ~ (learned this in college) Confederate soldier Julius Howell Interview What The south Fought For. Really puts a new spin on what most of us think all Southerners wanted during the Civil War

American Civil War Pictures

LOC Summary: Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, Grant's Wilderness Campaign, May-June Date Created/Published: 1864 June.

Arlington House,  former residence of Gen. Robert E. Lee photographed by Andrew J. Russell on June 29, 1864.

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1864. "Chattanooga, Tenn. Confederate prisoners at railroad depot waiting to be sent north."

Confederate prisoners at railroad depot waiting to be sent north. I believe this may be Chattanooga Tennessee. The Western & Atlantic freight house and depot shared the same architectures

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