REBUILDING PROCESS After the war, the occupied southern states were rebuilt by the Union over the course of twenty years known as the Reconstruction Era. Pictured: Union soldiers build a pontoon bridge in Virginia.The Civil War in color photos
A couple of grizzled noncoms at Manassas. Cropped from a larger image – Manassas, Va.; Men of Co. C, 41st New York Infantry. Photo taken by Timothy H. O’Sullivan; Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.