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April 1861-Ft. Johnson

Charleston, S. Battery of Confederate Fort Johnson; Fort Sumter in distance

Union soldiers overlooking Confederate dead at Antietam. Thank you to all the men who fought for our union as one country,

A Union soldier sits in a fort abandoned by the Confederates after the fall of Atlanta. Sept, 1864.

Abandoned Confederate fort after the fall of Atlanta. Sept, 1864.[1500x1374]

Lincoln at Gettysburg 11/19/1863 Click pin to access zoomed in view of this photo. In November 1863 Presiden Lincoln came to Gettysburg to dedicate the national cemetery for the Union dead. In his remarks, he paid tribute to the brave men who died there. Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, a rhetorical masterpiece delivered in less than three minutes, defined the war as necessary for the survival of the nation and its ideals.

Original uncropped photo of Speakers Stand at Gettysburg. After close examination of this glass plate negative in 1952 by Josephine Cobb, this became the first and only known and proved photo of Lincoln at Gettysburg to deliver his historic speech.

Atlanta, Georgia… Sherman’s Men Tearing Up Railroad Track. Photographed in 1864 by Barnard, George N. Sherman’s 62,000 men marched out of Atlanta “into the fat fields of Georgia like locusts devouring the land”, Sherman tore up every mile of railroad track and almost every station. #TheAmericanCivilWar

Atlanta, Georgia… Sherman’s Men Tearing Up Railroad Track. Photographed in 1864 by Barnard, George N. Sherman’s 62,000 men marched out of Atlanta “into the fat fields of Georgia like locusts devouring the land”, Sherman tore up every mile of railroad track and almost every station. #TheAmericanCivilWar

Hospital ship, Nashville

The USS Nashville, Civil war hospital ship. The hospital ship was yet another innovation of the war

One of the 4 Gatling guns Custer refused to take with him .

Boots On The Ground" - Civil War Fact: At Cold Harbor, Va., Americans fell in 20 minutes.

Engineers of the 8th New York State Militia

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

Two Union soldiers, the young one on the left is a 'Zouave'. Circa 1862.

Captain Harrison H. Jeffords (right) and another young Union Zouave of the Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in front of a tent in an unidentified tent during the Civil War. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

If the dating of this photo is correct, then it was taken during the Battle of Nashville, Dec. 15-16, 1864. It shows the outer edge of the Union lines.

Federal outer line, Nashville, 1864 [[MORE]] “ Photograph of the War in the West. These photographs are of Hood before Nashville. Continuing his policy of the offensive at any cost, Gen. Hood brought his reduced army before the defenses of.

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