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Alexander Hamilton Stephens, shown here in a striking post-war photograph with an African-American man holding his crutches, was vice president of the Confederate States of America.

Alexander Hamilton Stephens, shown here in a striking post-war photograph with an African-American man holding his crutches, was vice president of the Confederate States of America.

Confederate First Lady Varina Howell Davis, Wife of Jefferson Davis

Confederate First Lady Varina Howell Davis, Wife of Jefferson Davis

Ambrose Powell Hill  Battle of Chancellorsville  A Major General during the U.S. Civil War who took over "Stonewall" Jackson's corps after Jackson was shot.

Ambrose Powell Hill Battle of Chancellorsville A Major General during the U.S. Civil War who took over "Stonewall" Jackson's corps after Jackson was shot.

Colonel Oscar Malmborg (1820-1880) This officer commanded the 55th Illinois Infantry. At Shiloh, He formed his regiment into a hollow square to repel rumored black horse cavalry. The only documented time that infantry was used in that european fashion. The tactic was used at Waterloo in 1815.

Colonel Oscar Malmborg (1820-1880) This officer commanded the 55th Illinois Infantry. At Shiloh, He formed his regiment into a hollow square to repel rumored black horse cavalry. The only documented time that infantry was used in that european fashion. The tactic was used at Waterloo in 1815.

President Wilson delivering an address to the Civil War veterans gathered at ‎#Gettysburg in 1913.

President Wilson delivering an address to the Civil War veterans gathered at ‎#Gettysburg in 1913.

About 3 million soldiers fought in the Civil War with 2 million fighting for the Union and 1 million for the Confederacy.   Fifty percent of the soldiers were farmers before the war. Some regiments were made up almost entirely of farmers and farm laborers. Union and Confederate rosters contained references to more than 300 different careers, including: locksmith, teacher, carpenter, shoemaker, black- smith, painter, mason, brewer, teamster, and mechanic.

About 3 million soldiers fought in the Civil War with 2 million fighting for the Union and 1 million for the Confederacy. Fifty percent of the soldiers were farmers before the war. Some regiments were made up almost entirely of farmers and farm laborers. Union and Confederate rosters contained references to more than 300 different careers, including: locksmith, teacher, carpenter, shoemaker, black- smith, painter, mason, brewer, teamster, and mechanic.

James Butler Wild Bill Hickok 1891 Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo James Butler Wild Bill Hickok 1891 Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo This is an excellent reproduction of an old photo. Reproduced

James Butler At Grave Of Wild Bill Hickok 1891 Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

James Butler Wild Bill Hickok 1891 Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo James Butler Wild Bill Hickok 1891 Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo This is an excellent reproduction of an old photo. Reproduced

Quantrill ReunionOak Grove, MO 1924

Quantrill ReunionOak Grove, MO 1924

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 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."

A portrait of the only President of the Confederate States of America . . . Mr. Jefferson Davis. Jefferson Davis was born on this day (June 3rd) in the year 1808.

A portrait of the only President of the Confederate States of America . . . Mr. Jefferson Davis. Jefferson Davis was born on this day (June 3rd) in the year 1808.

Secretary of War James Seddon, Confederate States of America

Secretary of War James Seddon, Confederate States of America

Het overleven van een soldaat in de loopgraven - Plazilla.com

Het overleven van een soldaat in de loopgraven - Plazilla.com

23rd Virginia Infantry, CSA, Command Staff  Maj. Gen. William Booth Taliaferro (seated)  Col. George W. Curtis (goatee, brother of W. B. Curtis)  Col. Alexander G Taliaferro (full beard, nephew to the general)

23rd Virginia Infantry, CSA, Command Staff Maj. Gen. William Booth Taliaferro (seated) Col. George W. Curtis (goatee, brother of W. B. Curtis) Col. Alexander G Taliaferro (full beard, nephew to the general)

Jefferson Davis, President of the CSA: Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America

President of Confederacy Might Have Become President of United States

Jefferson Davis, President of the CSA: Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America

Dewey Defeats Truman (reddit)

Dewey Defeats Truman (reddit)

Newly Elected President Jefferson Davis and Vice President Stephens, Confederate States of America

Newly Elected President Jefferson Davis and Vice President Stephens, Confederate States of America