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The Floating Battery in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina 1861. It was armed with two 42 lb and two 32 lb naval guns.

The Floating Battery in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina It was armed with two 42 lb and two 32 lb naval guns.

One of the 4 Gatling guns Custer refused to take with him .

Boots On The Ground" - Civil War Fact: At Cold Harbor, Va., Americans fell in 20 minutes.

The first fleet battle, and the first ocean battle, involving ironclad warships was the Battle of Lissa in 1866. Waged between the Austrian and Italian navies,…

USS Cairo, a city class ironclad gunboat in the Mississippi River These class of gunboats played a vital part in the Union victory in the west during the Civil War. Located at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

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A ‘powder monkey’ on a Union vessel during the American Civil War, c. A powder boy or powder monkey manned naval artillery guns as a member of a warship’s crew, primarily during the Age of Sail.

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fastcodesign: “A Staggeringly Complex Infographic Of The Civil War, Drawn 116 Years Ago You’re looking at the Civil War as you’ve probably never seen it before—not as an Ken Burns documentary.

Civil War Union Artillery Coat button

Civil War Union Artillery Coat button with Piece of Blue Uniform

FortSumter1865 - Fort Sumter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Fort Sumter after the Civil War. Several significant bombardments reduced it to rubble multiple times. Always the South dug out, remounted the guns, and held on. It never fell to enemy fire but was abandoned when Sherman overran South Carolina.

DOG TAGS WERE FIRST CREATED/USED DURING THE CIVIL WAR WHEN THE BODY COUNT WAS PILING UP AND MANY BODIES HAD NO FORM OF IDENTIFICATION ON THEIR PERSON FOR PEOPLE TO LOOK AT. BEFORE THE DOG TAGS WERE ACTUALLY MOLDED (LIKE THE ONE IN THE PICTURE), SOLDIERS IMPROVISED AND WROTE THEIR PERSONAL INFORMATION ON A PIECE OF PAPER WHICH WAS PINNED TO THEIR UNIFORM OR ONTO A PERSONAL BELONGING, SUCH AS THEIR KNAPSACKS. (ARMYDOGTAGS.COM) Jaclyn C. March 18th

Dog tags were created and used in the Civil War. Before the dog tags, soldiers improvised by writing their personal information on a piece of strong paper attached to their clothes

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Military flags of the second English Civil War. Flags of the English Civil War

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