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United States Civil War

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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Taken at Battlefield, Antietam, MD USA in .
The Battle of Antietam, MD (Sept through Oct 1862) on the main eastern... more
· Posted by Kathy Pinna on Oct 10, 2011
Taken in USA in .
First female US Army surgeon, Dr. Mary Edwards Walker. She began as a nurse... more
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· Posted by Kathy Pinna on Sep 17, 2011
Taken in USA in .
Photo of the 139th Pennsylvania infantry officers from the U.S. Civil War.... more
· Posted by Daniel Pinna on Aug 30, 2011
Taken at Mississippi River, MS USA in .
Photo of an old steam boat that patrolled the Mississippi river during the... more
· Posted by Daniel Pinna on Aug 30, 2011
Taken in USA in .
This was Lt. Col. Calvin Goddard, first of the 12th Ohio Infantry and later... more
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· Posted by John Parsley on Aug 15, 2011
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Young woman wearing a Confederate cap. She may be Malinda Jane Cavin of... more
· Posted by Sharon Peel on Jan 30, 2008
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Private. Enlisted in company F, Twenty-Ninth Infantry, August 31, 1864, at... more
· Posted by Sherry Carsten on May 17, 2007
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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
A photo of orders for Shadrach Stacy - Civil War
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· Posted by Cynthia Long on Jul 12
A photo of Dr. James C. Nidelet during the Civil War.
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· Posted by Kristi Beal on May 16
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Small Cartes de Visite of Civil War soldier Isaac H. Waters created in... more
· Posted by B. Waters on Feb 13
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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 Wiley Odom - died in andersonville , GA as a pow
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· Posted by John Vaughn on Nov 10, 2015
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
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Wilmot Henry Chapman, born 1846 Nobleboro, Maine. Enlisted 14 Aug. 1862.... more
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· Posted by Leonard Chapman on May 28, 2015
Taken in Butler, Butler County, PA in .
Jacob Faller, Caller, Taller, Oaller, Civil War discharge document, PA: This... more
· Posted by Suzanne Farabaugh on Feb 10, 2015
A photo of Gen. Joseph "Fightin' Joe" Wheeler - Civil War Confederate... more
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· Posted by Andrea Rosser on Jan 21, 2015
Taken in Elmira, Chemung County, NY in .
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
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A photo of document for Vincent Coleman, 11th Tennessee Volunteers
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· Posted by Justin Smith on Oct 28, 2014
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A photo of the muster roll of the Tennessee voluntteers - Vincent Coleman
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· Posted by Justin Smith on Oct 28, 2014
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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