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 [Tintype portrait of (Francis) Jefferson Coates, who lost both eyes at Gettysburg and was subsequently awarded the Medal of Honor and the rank of Brevet Captain] via the Wisconsin Historical Society, Small Formats Special Storage Lot American Civil War, American History, Photos Du, Old Photos, Civil War Photos, Le Far West, Gettysburg, Us History, Interesting History

Jefferson Coates, who lost both eyes at Gettysburg and was awarded the Medal of Honor ca 1870

Original caption: ca. 1870. Tintype portrait of (Francis) Jefferson Coates, who lost both eyes at Gettysburg and was subsequently awarded the Medal of Honor and the rank of Brevet Captain.

Civil War Photo of Confederate Colonel, John Singleton Mosby. The highest honor that a Confederate soldier could receive was being mentioned in dispatches. Mosby was mentioned favorably in more dispatches than any of his fellow rebel fighters. Western Film, American Civil War, American History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Carolina Do Sul, Confederate States Of America, Confederate Leaders, Confederate Monuments

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Adding Color to Historic Photos [20 pics]

Artist Mads Madsen has an amazing skill for colorizing old black and white photographs. Even beside their original counterpart the results are impressive, bringing a new dimension of realism…

James Longstreet was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse. Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, Military Art, Military History, American War, American History, Civil War Art, Southern Heritage, Civil War Photos

James Longstreet was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Eastern Theater, but also with Gen. Braxton Bragg in the Army of Tennessee in the Western Theater.

Buffalo Soldiers were members of an all-black regiment in the U. The Cavalry was formed on September 1866 at Fort Leavenworth and was the regiment that the Indians first called "buffalo soldiers. American Soldiers, American Civil War, American Indians, Seminole Indians, Black History Facts, Black History Month, Guerrero Tribal, Black Cowboys, By Any Means Necessary

Buffalo Soldiers: Sergeant Goldsby and the 10th Cavalry by Fred Staff

The Buffalo Soldiers of post-war Texas are among the most fascinating and least well known, least celebrated, of all our military heroes. Photo courtesy First City Photo, Leavenworth In 1866, th…

American Civil War Dress - African American Civil War Soldiers, Slavery led to the Civil war between the free North and the slaved South American Soldiers, American Civil War, Captain American, Joining The Military, Historia Universal, Civil War Dress, Black History Facts, Civil War Photos, Le Far West

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African American Civil War Soldiers, Slavery led to the Civil war between the free North and the slaved South

The cemetery not only housed the graves of confederate Soldiers (pictured here) but also of Union soldiers Us History, Black History, American History, War Image, America Civil War, Civil War Photos, Le Far West, American Revolution, Military History

Archeologists unearth 40 Civil War Confederate corpses

Ted Delaney, the assistant director of Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg Virginia, along with a team of archeologists uncovered 40 Confederate bodies in Old City Cemetery.

Confederate General Robert E. Lee & Traveller Traveller was by far the most famous horse ridden during the Civil War. Lee's saddle & horse tack is on display at the Museum of the Confederacy Richmond VA. American Civil War, American History, Native American, British History, American Indians, Horse Story, Southern Heritage, Confederate States Of America, The Lone Ranger

Wartime photograph of Lee on Traveller taken in Petersburg, VA in the fall of 1864 by an unknown photographer.

Survivors of Pickett's Charge walk the field their comrades fell upon. Gettysburg anniversary, July 1913 during the 50 year anniversary. Us History, American History, History Pics, History Images, History Class, Ancient History, Pickett's Charge, Gettysburg Battlefield, War Image

July 3, 1913, Confederate Veterans recreate Pickett's Charge. When near the wall, a roar went up from the other side, " Noooo! ", and their fellow citizens poured out to embrace them. Never again.