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Union officers of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery relaxing in camp at Fort Darling, Virginia 1865.

Union officers of the Connecticut Heavy Artillery relaxing in camp at Fort Darling, Virginia

Reed Brockway Bontecou, “John Parkhurst”, 1865  John Parkhurst was wounded in the final month of the Civil War, on April 7, 1865, at Farmville, Virginia. A private in Company E of the 2nd New York Heavy Artillery, Parkhurst received a gunshot wound to the head.  via

Private John Parkhurst (age Company "E" , New York Heavy Artillery , received a gunshot wound to the head at the Battle of Farmville, Virginia, April

Women And The Civil War- Daring Confederate Women Hid Supplies In Their Hoop Skirts The climate of war that framed the journey of Elizabeth White, Kate and Betsie Ball, and Annie Hempstone into Union territory to obtain supplies was one of increasing desperation for the Confederacy. In July 1864, four women risked charges of treason to smuggle supplies for Confederate soldiers across the Potomac River. Their story begins on the Maryland-Virginia border in northern Loudoun County, a place of…

Women And The Civil War- Daring Confederate Women Hid Supplies In Their Hoop Skirts The climate of war that framed the journey of Elizabeth White, Kate and Betsie Ball, and Annie Hempstone into Union.

Elizabeth Van Lew, the earliest spy on this list, worked for the Union side during the American Civil War. Living in Richmond, Virginia, she was a widowed mother who vehemently opposed slavery.

Blessed with a number of traits which experts say give them an advantage over men, women make some of the best spies. Better listeners and gifted with stre

Lt. Charles Powell, Co. B (“Black River Tigers”), 10th North Carolina Battalion Heavy Artillery with a Colt revolving rifle.

Charles Powell, Co. B (“Black River Tigers”), North Carolina Battalion Heavy Artillery with a Colt revolving rifle. “In Portraits of Conflict: A Photographic History of North Carolina in the Civil War, Richard B. McCaslin gives an account of.

Image from page 362 of "History of the First Light Battery Connecticut Volunteers, 1861-1865. Personal records and reminiscences. The story of the battery from its organization to the present time" (1901)

Image from page 362 of "History of the First Light Battery Connecticut Volunteers, Personal records and reminiscences. The story of the battery from its organization to the present time"

Civil War Medical Ambulance Corp Brady Photo Print

Civil War Medical Ambulance Corp Brady Photo of a Civil War Ambulance Drill in…

Captain Rufus D. Pettit's Battery B, 1st New York Light Artillery, in Fort Richardson near Arlington, VA.  Built by the Union Army in 1861 as part of the Defense of Washington.  Thomas J. Kernan was in the 2nd NY Heavy Artillery.

Captain Rufus D. Pettit's Battery B, New York Light Artillery, in Fort Richardson - Near Fair Oaks, VA.

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