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This is the first known photograph of the American flag taken on June 21, 1873. The flag was flown over Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland during an infamous battle between the British and the United States during the War of 1812 that inspired witness Francis Scott Key to pen "The Star-Spangled Banner."

Flag at Fort McHenry

National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial, Baltimore, Maryland, September 6 to 13, 1914. The large Star Spangled Banner Flag that inspired the lyrics of the national anthem is shown on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of History and Technology, around 1964. A linen backing, attached in 1914, shows the original extent of the flag. Photo Credit: Smithsonian This is the first known photograph of the flag that inspired the Star-Spangled Banner on June 21, 1873 by George Henry Preble…

The only preserved photograph of Lincoln in death. Taken  24 April 1865, by Jeremiah Gurney, Jr., City Hall, Manhattan, NY.

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Old Abe, the American War Eagle, was the mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment in the Civil War. Old Abe was in thirty-nine battles during the Civil War including Fredericktown, and the Siege of Vicksburg.  Old Abe was not just a mascot, but became a patriotic symbol for the entire nation.

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Civil War Daguerreotype Photos
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Pauline Cushman - Union Scout and spy for US Secret Service during Civil War

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~~Real Name: Harriet L. Wood~~ In 1862, Pauline Cushman was a struggling actress employed in a Louisville playhouse. In a play that required her character to give a toast, she was dared on one occasion to toast Jefferson Davis. She agreed, but gained the permission of the federal provost marshal first. Perceived now as...



A veteran of the civil war designs his own prosthetic arms

Before and after the civil war…

Before and after the civil war…

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General Nathan Bedford Forrest 1862 Civil War Photo | eBay

SITTING BULL (1837—1890), was a beloved  medicine man and chief of the  Sioux Indian Tribe.

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Civil War Funeral - Fredericksburg, Virginia. Burial of Federal dead. It was made in 1864 by Timothy H. O'Sullivan, 1861-1865.
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Petersburg, Virginia. Dead Confederate soldiers in trenches of Fort Mahone. It was made in 1865 by Roche, Thomas C., d. 1895.
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civil war infantry art prints - Bing Images

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