Map of eastern Virginia and parts of North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, showing "battles in which New York regiments were engaged," "railroads at time of the civil war," and "turnpikes and plank roads." Union states are colored yellow, and Confederate states are green.
In September 1862, Andrew McMoore enlisted in the 75th Illinois Infantry, a typical Midwestern regiment of the Civil War, that saw tough service in Kentucky and Tennessee and the Atlanta Campaign. Captain McMoore kept a most unusual, well written diary during his enlistment, filling it with abundant battle content, observations on army life, and a unique account of his experiences as a prisoner of war.
Main Street in Lexington, VA - The town of Lexington is the seat of Rockbridge County in the Shenandoah Valley. During the American Civil War (1861–1865), it was home to Washington College (now Washington and Lee University) and the Virginia Military Institute
The 1861-D gold dollars were minted during the American Civil War when Confederate troops were ordered to take over the Dahlonega Mint. 1861-D Gold Dollar Coin- However, the mint would not generate enough income to continually support the mint operations.