Explore American Civil War, American History, and more!

The Red River Campaign - fought on land and in the waterways of North and Central Louisiana in 1864.

The Red River Campaign - fought on land and in the waterways of North and Central Louisiana in

Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox was the most significant surrender of the war, but it wasn't the official end of the Civil War.

Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox was the most significant surrender of the war, but it wasn't the official end of the Civil War.

Ultra Rare Confederate Butternut Forage Cap. The black trim is in keeping with uniforms worn by Louisiana and North Carolina troops, although an exact state affiliation can not be determined.

The black trim is in keeping with uniforms worn by Louisiana and North Carolina troops, although an exact state affiliation can not be determined.

Lieutenant General John Bell Hood (1831-1879) was the second and most famous commander of the Texas Brigade. He was a West Point graduate (Class of 1853) and was a career army officer before the Civil War. He was appointed colonel of the 4th Texas Infantry Regiment on September 30, 1861. He commanded the Texas Brigade from February 20, 1862 until after the Seven Days Battles were completed in July, 1862. This view was taken circa the 1860s.

John Bell Hood (June 1831 – August was a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Hood had a reputation for bravery & aggressiveness that sometimes bordered on recklessness.

Confederate Officer's Double Breasted Shell Jacket. Worn by First Lt. Edward Bryan, 31st North Carolina Infantry Regt. wounded at Cold Harbor and surrendered May 1865. Two bars on each side of collar together with one gold bullion quatrefoil on each sleeve reflect rank. ( One row Quatrefoil - 1st and 2nd Lt. ; Two rows - Capt.; Three rows - Major, Lt. Col., Colonel : Four rows - General )

Confederate Officer's Double Breasted Shell Jacket. Worn by First Lt. Edward Bryan, 31st North Carolina Infantry Regt. wounded at Cold Harbor and surrendered May 1865. Two bars on each side of collar together with one gold bullion quatrefoil on each sleeve reflect rank. ( One row Quatrefoil - 1st and 2nd Lt. ; Two rows - Capt.; Three rows - Major, Lt. Col., Colonel : Four rows - General )

Columbus Depot jacket with red facings

Columbus Depot jacket with red facings

General Pierre G. T. Beauregard's Uniform.jpg

The uniform of Confederate General P. Beauregard appears on display at Louisiana’s Civil War Museum in New Orleans. Inside the museum, battle flags line the walls.

commutation jacket. Louisiana soldiers were certainly fond of trim early in the war.

Louisiana soldiers were certainly fond of trim early in the war.

Confederate Greatcoat; Private James H. Curtis, Co. D, 23rd North Carolina Infantry. National Park Service Museum Collections

Private James H. Curtis, Co. D, North Carolina Infantry.

North Carolina and the Civil War : Artifacts

North Carolina and the Civil War : Artifacts - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Pinterest
Search