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A recruiting poster aimed at African American men during the Civil War.  It refers to efforts by the Lincoln administration to provide equal pay for black soldiers, as well as equal protection for black POWs.

Although recruitment of colored Soldiers began unofficially in the Army’s Department of the South in April Congress officially authorizes the recruitment of African-American troops with the passage of the Second Confiscation Act on July

Gettyburg newspaper account

Coaster Hyde Rectangular Casual Dining Leg Table in Cappuccino (Table Only

Gettysburg Battle Newspaper July 2 1863 Reports of The Battle of Gettysburg are somewhat seriously understated! I have read about this battle and even visited the area. an experience I shall never forget.

Fort McKeen, infantry post, was established in June, 1872.  Fort McKeen was named in the tradition of the day, that is, named in honor of someone really important in the military or politics.  This particular fort was named to commemorate Colonel H. Boyd McKeen who led the 81st Pennsylvania Volunteers.  Colonel McKeen lost his life at the Battle of Cold Harbor in the Civil War.

American troops posing with a Gatling gun at Fort McKeen in North Dakota, c.

Photograph from our amazing Civil War Photography Book. A great book for any Civil War buff.

Photograph from our amazing War of Southern Independence Photography Book. A great book for any Civil War buff.

Recruiting Poster for the Excelsior Brigade (Civil War Treasures from the New York Historical Society)

A previous post began to examine the fractious relationship between the Irish-American and African-American communities during the Civil War era.

A plaque marks the prisoner-of-war camp at the Point Lookout Lighthouse. Description from dodlive.mil. I searched for this on bing.com/images

A plaque marks the prisoner-of-war camp at the Point Lookout Lighthouse…

Union ticket. Pluribus unum. For President. Abraham Lincoln of Illinois for Vice President Andrew Johnson of Tennessee. [California campaign ticket]

Presidential ticket for Abraham Lincoln with Vice President Andrew Johnson and other electors

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