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United States Civil War

Real photos from the U.S. Civil War

The American Civil War began on April 12, 1861 and ended on May 10,1865, lasting 4 years, 3 weeks, and 6 days. 750,000 soldiers died in the Civil War, making it the deadliest war in United States history. It is estimated that 10 percent of all northern males age 20 - 45 were killed during the Civil War and 30 percent of all southern males ages 18 - 40 died.

This is a collection of real photos of the men and women of the American Civil War, as well as some of the important events and places.

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This is a photo of a Prisoners reunion at Andersonville. It was taken at the... more
· Posted by Kevin Frye on Jan 4, 2005
Private. Enlisted in company F, Twenty-Ninth Infantry, August 31, 1864, at... more
· Posted by Sherry Carsten on May 17, 2007
Young woman wearing a Confederate cap. She may be Malinda Jane Cavin of... more
· Posted by Sharon Peel on Jan 30, 2008
Photo of the 139th Pennsylvania infantry officers from the U.S. Civil War.... more
· Posted by Daniel Pinna on Aug 30, 2011
A photo of the Draft exemption for the civil war of George W. Mermoud. Could... more
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· Posted by Robert Mermoud on Jan 10
A photo of Fede Lunyou (?) CONFEDERATE SOLDIER FROM ME HE IS 5 GENERATIONS... more
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· Posted by Franki Lunyou on Oct 25, 2015
Wilmot Henry Chapman, born 1846 Nobleboro, Maine. Enlisted 14 Aug. 1862.... more
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· Posted by Leonard Chapman on May 28, 2015
Jacob Faller, Caller, Taller, Oaller, Civil War discharge document, PA: This... more
· Posted by Suzanne Farabaugh on Feb 10, 2015
This photo of Maj. Nathan Stanton Babcock of the Army of the Potomac, Civil... more
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· Posted by William Fox on Jan 14, 2015
A photo of the enlistment papers of Vincent Coleman
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· Posted by Justin Smith on Oct 28, 2014
A photo of document for Vincent Coleman, 11th Tennessee Volunteers
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· Posted by Justin Smith on Oct 28, 2014
A photo of the service papers of Vincent Coleman
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· Posted by Justin Smith on Oct 28, 2014
A photo of the muster roll of the Tennessee voluntteers - Vincent Coleman
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· Posted by Justin Smith on Oct 28, 2014
A photo of Vincent Coleman (Tennessee Volunteers)
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· Posted by Justin Smith on Oct 28, 2014
A photo of the document for Private Vincent Coleman, Company A, 11th... more
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· Posted by Justin Smith on Oct 28, 2014
A photo of the military record of Samuel Hornback. State: Missouri Short... more
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· Posted by P Holtz on Oct 10, 2014
A photo of Jeremiah Van Kleeck, Jr. in his Civil War uniform. Jeremiah was a... more
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· Posted by Roxy Triebel on Oct 2, 2014
A photo of David Van Kleeck, who was in the 120th New York Volunteer Infantry
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· Posted by Roxy Triebel on Oct 2, 2014
A photo of Civil War veteran Jacob Stall Bowman. He was in the 128th NY... more
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· Posted by Roxy Triebel on Oct 2, 2014
A photo of William J. Bartell enlistment paper for the Michigan Volunteers in... more
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· Posted by Deborah Hagler on Jul 20, 2014
A photo of a story/letter by John Millard Barnes
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· Posted by Kathy Peck on Jun 1, 2014
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