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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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James Colf 7 Aug. 1844 - 4 Feb 1912 Enlisted as a private in Co. C, 17th... more
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Taken at Civil War Camp, VA USA on .
Alfred R Waud's sketch of Thanksgiving in a Civil War camp, Thursday November... more
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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
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First female US Army surgeon, Dr. Mary Edwards Walker. She began as a nurse... more
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Photo taken of Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant) who was born on... more
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Photo of the 139th Pennsylvania infantry officers from the U.S. Civil War.... more
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Taken at Mississippi River, MS USA in .
Photo of an old steam boat that patrolled the Mississippi river during the... more
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This was Lt. Col. Calvin Goddard, first of the 12th Ohio Infantry and later... more
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Young woman wearing a Confederate cap. She may be Malinda Jane Cavin of... more
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Private. Enlisted in company F, Twenty-Ninth Infantry, August 31, 1864, at... more
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This is a photo of a Prisoners reunion at Andersonville. It was taken at the... more
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A photo of the stockade at Andersonville Prison, Civil War.
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I am trying to connect with the descendants of the man mentioned on this... more
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A photo of Joshua Lawrence near in the end of his life - in his Civil War... more
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A photo of "Fannie" (Adams) Chamberlain, wife of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain,... more
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Taken at Rock House Cemetery, Madison County, AR in .
A photo of the grave of Thomas Lewis Harp - His headstone - Rockhouse... more
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A photo of Thomas Lewis Harp 1826-1887 Civil War - my 3x great grandfather -... more
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Taken in Rolla, Phelps County, MO.
A photo of Benjamin F. Pinkley in the Civil War, 1861. He died in 1862 of... more
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A photo of John William Masterson who served with the New York 133rd infantry... more
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This is a photo of the cover page of a Civil War book of songs. (Ulysses S.... more
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Taken in Wheeling, Ohio County, WV in .
A photo of possibly a GAR Reunion in Wheeling, West Virginia.
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Small Cartes de Visite of Civil War soldier Isaac H. Waters created in... more
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A photo of the Draft exemption for the civil war of George W. Mermoud. Could... more
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A photo of Wiley Odom - died in andersonville , GA as a pow
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A photo of Fede Lunyou (?) CONFEDERATE SOLDIER FROM ME HE IS 5 GENERATIONS... more
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Wilmot Henry Chapman, born 1846 Nobleboro, Maine. Enlisted 14 Aug. 1862.... more
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Shared on May 28, 2015 by
Taken in Butler, Butler County, PA in .
Jacob Faller, Caller, Taller, Oaller, Civil War discharge document, PA: This... more
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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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American Civil War soldier Joshua E Tilson
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