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American Civil War: Union soldiers moving munitions after capturing Fort McAllister, Georgia, after more than a month spent on the March to the Sea, December, 1864.

Sherman's Troops Removing Ammunition from Fort McAllister in Wheelbarrows - Near Savannah, GA, December 1864

This 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.

After the battle, a Gettysburg resident found this note on the back of a valentine: “July 2nd, 1863. Mr. Yankee: Your house is not torn up at all, compared with the way your Soldier did at Fredericksburg. I only killed one goose + took one pair stocking. Rebel.”

Back of a Valentine found in a home in Gettysburg after the armies left: July Mr. Yankee, Your house is not torn up at all, compared with way your Soldier did at Fredericksburg. I only killed one goose & took one pair stocking.

Petersburg, Virginia U.S. Military Telegraph battery wagon, Army of the Potomac headquarters taken in 1864

Petersburg, Virginia U. Military Telegraph battery wagon, Army of the Potomac headquarters taken in 1864

Uniforms of the Conflict - Union and Confederate Soldiers, 1891, by U. S. War Dept., Washington, D.C.

Uniforms of the Conflict - Union and Confederate Soldiers, by U. War Department, Washington, D.

Wounded soldiers under trees, Marye's Heights, Fredericksburg. After the battle of Spotsylvania, 1864.

Wounded Union soldiers at rest near Marye’s Heights, Fredericksburg, Virginia. After the battle of Spotsylvania, in (Photo by Mathew Brady/NARA)

theoddmentemporium:  Bullet in a Bible  A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket.  He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature.

theoddmentemporium: Bullet in a Bible A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket. He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature.

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

This photo, from the collection of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, shows Alice Carey Risley, 89, the last surviving Civil War battlefield nurse, receiving a kiss from a veteran. 1936

Pennsylvania Civil War 150 FB page: This photo, from the collection of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, shows Alice Carey Risley, the last surviving Civil War battlefield nurse, receiving a kiss from a veteran.

Fort Sumter, in Charleston, South Carolina, at the time of the American Civil War.

*FORT SUMTER ~ Charleston, S. Breach patched with gabions on the north wall of Fort Sumter, one of the 5 brick walls of Fort Sumter.

Civil War veterans, as they were in 1915. Taken by well known photographers Harris & Ewing of Washington, D.C.

This day serves as a recognition to those veterans' sacrifice and service to the US nation. We salute you great veterans! From O'Hare Precision Metals.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) is a huge database of Civil War info, histories of Union and Confederate regiments, links to descriptions of battles, POW records and cemetery records. Check it out!

Photo of Confederate soldiers; National Parks Service, The Civil War: Soldiers & Sailors Database

(1863, July) Dead Union soldiers at Devil's Den - Gettysburg, PA

July) Dead Union soldiers at Devil's Den - Gettysburg, PA.The Library of Congress identifies this series of photos as having been staged by live Union soldiers on November 1863 (the battle was in July).

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