Jefferson Davis Columbia Secession c.1860-65 Civil War 20 antique cartoon prints

Jefferson Davis Columbia Secession c.1860-65 Civil War 20 antique cartoon prints

Richmond, Virginia’s Libby Prison was one of the most infamous jails of the Civil War, but it’s also the site of one of the conflict’s most daring escapes. In 1864, a group of 15 Union soldiers under the direction of Col. Thomas E. Rose and Major A.G Hamilton managed to tunnel through the prison’s basement to a nearby vacant lot.Out of the 109 escapees, 48 of the men were recaptured, and 2 drowned in a nearby river, but 59 managed to make it to the safety of the Federal army.

Top 10 Most Incredible Prison Escapes

More than 100 Union soldiers broke out of the Confederate Libby Prison on February 1864 in Richmond, Virginia. Luther Libby ran a su.

The Old Clubhouse, Secretary of State William Seward's home was located in what is now Lafayette Park across from the White House.

The Old Clubhouse, Secretary of State William Seward's home was located in what is now Lafayette Park across from the White House

Transcript of a letter William Joseph Short wrote to his wife, Nancy about the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.   A letter recently donated to the University of Georgia Libraries provides an eyewitness account.  "At the time I am writing, there is terrible fighting going on," William Joseph Short wrote to his wife, Nancy. "The cannonading is awful heavy. Would you have an idea of present moments fighting even while I write: suppose that for every three seconds quick sharp peals of thunder…

Transcript of a letter William Joseph Short wrote to his wife, Nancy about the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. A letter recently donated to the University of Georgia Libraries provides an eyewitness account. "At the time I am writing, there is terrible fighting going on," William Joseph Short wrote to his wife, Nancy. "The cannonading is awful heavy. Would you have an idea of present moments fighting even while I write: suppose that for every three seconds quick sharp peals of thunder…

Civil war bandage kit

Bandages, a sponge, scissors, a spoon. Germ theory had not been introduced, so these instruments were not cleaned between patients.

None Knew Him But to Love Him: The Last Night of Robert Gould Shaw ~An Original Article from Harper’s Weekly, August 15, 1863 (Part One)

None Knew Him But to Love Him: The Last Night of Robert Gould Shaw ~An Original Article from Harper’s Weekly, August 1863 (Part One)

Principal Engagements of the Civil War POSTER 20x16 by ArtByDanny

Principal Engagements of the Civil War POSTER inches

Gettysburg Battlefield At Sunrise...it really is beautiful...it leaves even someone who was not a Civil War "buff" in awe after visiting this large battlefield.

Gettysburg Battlefield At Sunrise.it leaves even someone who was not a Civil War "buff" in awe after visiting this large battlefield. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Ely Parker a Seneca Indian served as Ulysses S. Grant's military secretary & as a Union General. He was a peacemaker among the white man as well as the Indians. At Appomattox Parker wrote the final draft of surrender for the Confederates. While there General Lee mistook Parker for a black man, but apologized saying, "I am glad to see one real American here." Parker was said to respond, "We are all Americans, sir."

Ely Samuel Parker, Seneca

Ely S. Parker - Seneca Chief & Union Civil War General who drafted the terms of surrender between the United States and Confederate States at Appomattox, Va.

Southerner rights segars. Expressly manufactured for Georgia & Alabama by Salomon Brothers fabrica de tabacos de superior calidad de la vuelta-abajo.

Southerner rights segars. Expressly manufactured for Georgia & Alabama by Salomon Brothers fabrica de tabacos de superior calidad de la vuelta-abajo.

Women during the Civil War

Civil War Household photo from The Civil War. Slideshow containing Civil War Household full-size image

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