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The Peacemakers by George P.A. Healy. The title is the only clue to the import of this solemn painting, a prelude to the end of the Civil War.  Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, President Abraham Lincoln, and Rear Adm. David D. Porter met to discuss the nature of the peace terms to follow.

The Peacemakers 1868 President Lincoln (center right) with, from left, Generals Sherman, Grant and Admiral Porter – 1868 painting of events aboard the River Queen in March Artist: George Peter Alexander Healy Date of birth/death July 1818 / June

Slideshow: How soldiers' appearances change. The Things They Carried.

‘We Are The Not Dead’: Soldiers on Afghan Mission. Series by Lalage Snow. Here: Private Chris MacGregor, 24

via the Jefferson Institute ---   The Declaration of Independence committee, depicted in a 19-th century steel engraving. The members were (from left to right) Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston, John Adams and Roger Sherman

via the Jefferson Institute --- The Declaration of Independence committee, depicted in a century steel engraving. The members were (from left to right) Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston, John Adams and Roger Sherman

painting with Abraham Lincoln writing drafts of Emancipation Proclamation at the Lincoln Cottage

Abraham Lincoln, writing something significant, probably his "Emancipation Proclamation" (Painting by Jes Wilhelm Schlaikjer)

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The Death of the Earl of Chatham by John Singleton Copley. Pitt the Elder collapsed whilst making a speech in the House of Lords while his son, Pitt the Younger, looked on. He died a month later at Hayes Place.

Many are claiming this is a photo of Abraham Lincoln. The people walking behind him are dressed in 1940's or 1950's clothing. This cannot be Abraham Lincoln. Who is this man? Tents at the left resemble those used by yankee soldiers during the War Between the States, 1861-1865.

The caption with this asks if this could be Abraham Lincoln.if it isn't, he had a twin didn't know it!"Could this be Abraham Lincoln?

"Bulls and Bears in the Market", 1879, New York City, by William H. Beard.

Bulls and Bears in the Market, William Holbrook Beard

Detail of "Emmittsburg Road" by Don Troiani

Don Troiani Historical Artist Here are a few details from "Emittsburg Road".

http://virl.io/KSSDQpSR     E  nter the Wide Open Country $500 YETI Giveaway!

http://virl.io/KSSDQpSR E nter the Wide Open Country $500 YETI Giveaway!

James Bowie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

American pioneer and soldier, played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution, culminating in his death at the Battle of the Alamo.

✯ Tuskegee Airmen: In spite of adversity and limited opportunities, African Americans have played a significant role in U.S. military. They were denied military leadership roles and skilled training. Before 1940, African Americans were barred from flying for the U.S. military.         Civil rights & black press  exerted pressure that resulted in the formation of an all African-American pursuit squadron based in Tuskegee, Alabama, in 1941. They became known as the Tuskegee Airmen.✯

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive: "Tuskegee Airmen" Fighter Group airmen at a briefing in Ramitelli, Italy. March Foreground: Emile G. Clifton of San Francisco and Richard S. "Rip" Harder of Brooklyn.

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