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Joseph Benton Sawyer, Co I, 2nd Michigan Cavalry.  Joseph Benton Sawyer, a veteran of the Civil War and a survivor of the battle of Franklin and the Civil War.  Joseph was a Corporal in the 2nd Michigan Cavalry, Company I. Michigan Governor Austin Blair sent 90,000 men to serve in the Union Forces. 14,855 of those men 'are officially' recorded, killed in Battle.

Joseph Benton Sawyer, Co I, Michigan Cavalry. Joseph Benton Sawyer, a veteran of the Civil War and a survivor of the battle of Franklin and the Civil War. Joseph was a Corporal in the Michigan Cavalry, Company I.

Collection of excavated Civil War artillery shells and fragments including a possible Confederate shell, grape shot, Schenkal, and solid cannon ball. 9 items plus approximately 24 mini balls. All found circa 1920 on owner's family property, part of the site of the Battle of Peachtree Creek in Atlanta, GA. Private Atlanta, GA collection.

Collection of excavated Civil War artillery shells and fragments including a possible Confederate shell, grape shot, Schenkal, and solid cannon ball. 9 items plus approximately 24 mini balls. All found circa 1920 on owner's family property, part of the site of the Battle of Peachtree Creek in Atlanta, GA. Private Atlanta, GA collection.

Emory Upton was a US General and brilliant strategist. He led the Union infantry to attack entrenched positions successfully at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House during the Civil War. His important work, The Military Policy of the United States, analyzed American military policies and practices and presented the first systematic examination of America’s military history. Published posthumously in 1904, the volume had a tremendous effect on the US Army.

Emory Upton was a US General and brilliant strategist. He led the Union infantry…

Civil War Confederate States buttons | Civil-War-Confederate-South-Carolina-State-Seal-Coat-Button-5686

Civil War Confederate South Carolina State Seal Coat Button *5686

Civil War Confederate States buttons | Civil-War-Confederate-South-Carolina-State-Seal-Coat-Button-5686

Drummer Boys: Bealeton, Virginia Drum corps, 93d New York Infantry. It was made in 1863 by O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.

Civil War Drummer Boys - photo of Bealeton, Virginia Drum Corps, New York Infantry. It was made in 1863 by O'Sullivan, Timothy H.

Civil War Confederate North Carolina Button on Butternut Uniform Jacket Cloth | eBay

Civil War Confederate North Carolina Button on butternut Uniform Jacket cloth

Civil War Confederate North Carolina Button on remnant of Butternut Uniform Jacket Cloth.

Leister Farm 1863, Gettysburg PA

The Widow and Her Farm

Headquarters of General George G. Meade on Cemetery Ridge - Gettysburg, PA, July 1863

Federal cavalry at Sudley Ford, Virginia, following the battle of First Bull Run, in March of 1862.

Sudley Springs was the location of the first major land battle during the Civil War.

3rd Arkansas Infantry Regiment. When Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865, only 144 men of the 3rd Arkansas remained out of the 1,353 mustered into it from the start of the war. From its induction into the Confederate Army, the 3rd Arkansas would go on to become one of the most distinguished and well respected Confederate regiments of the war. However, prior to their first battle actions, the first impressions of them by their fellow Confederates were, by…

Arkansas, or Arkansas Infantry Regiment (May, 1861 – April was a Confederate Army regiment during the American Civil War, and the most celebrated unit from that state

theoddmentemporium:  Bullet in a Bible  A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket.  He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature.

theoddmentemporium: Bullet in a Bible A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket. He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature.

Union General John F. Reynolds KIA

After leaving her home with neighbor Henrietta Shriver and her two daughters, the four Gettysburg citizens passed by a wagon carrying the slain Union General, John F.

caps used in the civil war

Union Model 1858 McDowell Infantry Officer's Forage Cap With Original Insignia of the Infantry Regiment - Available at 2014 December 13 The Stephen.

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