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Women in the civil war were not allowed unless they were nurses. Four hundred women served in the war. Some historical records show that over sixty women were wounded or killed in the war. anything-civil-war-era Augusta Georgia, Women In History, World History, American Civil War, American History, Captain American, Carolina Do Sul, Vintage Nurse, Vintage Farm

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Women in the civil war were not aloud unless they were nurses. Four hundred women served in the war. Some historical records show that over sixty women were wounded or killed in the war. http://dburgin.tripod.com/women.html

Vintage Studio Portrait: Civil War Era siblings with curled hair. Little girl is holding her favorite doll.

Children with curled hair

Carte de visite by W. Morgenbier of Sheboygan, Wis. A pair of children with intricately curled hair, likely sister and brother, pose for the photographer. The boy gently touches the girls forearm. She grasps a china doll in her right arm. This image may not be reproduced by any means without permission.

Elizabeth Catherine Thorn At Gettysburg- She Dug 105 Graves While 6 Months Pregnant At the time of the Battle of Gettysburg Elizabeth was caretaker of Evergreen Cemetery, the job normally performed by her husband Peter who was serving with the Women In History, World History, American Civil War, American History, Brave, Civil War Photos, Gettysburg, Interesting History, Before Us

The Angel of Gettysburg: Elizabeth Thorn: 1863

In honour of the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, a story of an ordinary woman thrown into extraordinary circumstances and how she rose to the occasion: Elizabeth Thorn, known today a…

One of the rarest photos taken during the Civil War. A "non-posed" shot of Confederate troops during a halt in Frederick Maryland, Sept A few days later they would be involved in the Battle of Antietam. History Photos, World History, Family History, American Civil War, American History, American Soldiers, Abraham Lincoln, Carolina Do Sul, Battle Of Antietam

The Civil War, Part 2: The People

Last year marked the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War, a milestone commemorated by The Atlantic in a special issue (

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ¥ Confederate soldiers thought to be of the Tennessee Infantry taken at Rock Island prison sometime during the winter of American Civil War, American History, Tennessee, Carolina Do Sul, Abraham Lincoln, Mississippi, Confederate States Of America, Confederate Monuments, War Image

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Rare Confederate Photo: Possibly the 20th Tennessee, Hidden for 150 years Photographs of Confederate soldiers are very rare, photo found on different sites. No owner identified. Information on the men...

Edwin Booth, one of the most admired actors of the century. Older brother of John Wilkes Booth, he saved Robert Todd Lincoln's life when Lincoln fell on the train tracks at a station in New Jersey at the height of the Civil War. Photo c. Lincoln Life, Abraham Lincoln, Old West, American Civil War, American History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Edwin Booth, Civil War Photos

Edwin Booth and his daughter Edwina

Accession Number: 2006:0528:0001 Maker: Mathew B. Brady Title: Edwin Booth and his daughter Edwina Date: ca. 1864 Medium: albumen print Dimensions: Image: 8.5 x 5.4 cm Mount: 10.1 x 6.1 cm George Eastman House Collection General information about the George Eastman House Photography Collection is available at www.eastmanhouse.org/inc/collections/photography.php. For information on obtaining reproductions go to: www.eastmanhouse.org/flickr/index.php?pid=2006:0528:0001.

8 by 10 Photo Print Very Young Confederate Soldier Civil War, Artillery Cap Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, Southern Heritage, Southern Men, War Image, Civil War Photos, Military History, Civilization, World War

4 Civil War Photo Prints Young Confederate Soldiers

Civil War Photo - Young Confederate Soldiers

Picnickers at the First Battle of Bull Run, I find it almost unbelievable that people held picnics to watch the battles, as if the fighting was purely entertainment. These picnics dwindled as awareness of the bloodshed and misery finally hit home. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Photographs, American Civil War, American History, Abraham Lincoln, Mississippi, Carolina Do Sul

Picnickers at the First Battle of Bull Run, 1862. Because it's always a good idea to picnic few thousand yards from a MAJOR BATTLE!

This corporal also wears a veteran's stripe on his lower sleeve indicating he… American Civil War, American History, British History, Us History, Strange History, Asian History, Tudor History, History Facts, Memento Mori

Infantry Corporal and Wife

This corporal also wears a veteran's stripe on his lower sleeve indicating he is a reenlisted veteran. This paper carte de visite is a copy of an earlier hard image (either a tintype or an ambrotype). A tax stamp on the back of the cdv indicates that the copy was made sometime between September 1864 and August 1866. The cdv was made by Joe H. Scibird, Bloomington, Illinois.

 of all Southern white males years of age died in the American Civil War. Many disagreed with the war, calling it "Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight" but were forced into the army by Confederate drafts early on. Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, America America, War Image, Civil War Photos, Le Far West, Interesting History, Military History, Military Photos

Memorial Day Reminder Of The Foolishness Of War: 150 Years Ago Was The Civil War's Most Blood-Drenched Summer

This Memorial Day we should remember the foolish public officials as well as the brave military personnel, and make war a true last resort.