Seal of the Confederate States of America. On January Florida secedes and became the A secessionist delegation in Tallahassee voted 62 for this measure,thereby inspiring other Southern States to do the same
Prud'homme grew up on his family's Bermuda (later Oakland) Plantation. When war broke out in 1861, he enlisted in the Confederate Army, fighting with both the 3rd Louisiana Infantry and the 2nd Louisiana Cavalry. He was cited for bravery at Wilson's Creek and severely wounded at Irish Bend.
Confederate Money: Two Confederate bills. The top, worth five dollars, contains a picture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and the bottom contains a picture of Confederate Vice-President Alexander Stephens.
How New York tried to secede from the Union, the anti-slavery sculpture that Northerners refused to buy and the combat medal black soldiers were never allowed to wear: The little-know relics that show just how divided the nation was during the Civil War
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.