Friday, July 27, 2012

Civil War

Here are some photos from America's Civil War.

 Alexander Gardner - Petersburg, Virginia, Dictator Mortar, October 1864

 Brandy Station, Virginia, Scouts and guides of the Army of the Potomac, 1864

 City Point, Virginia, Gen. Rufus Ingalls and group, 1865

Colonel Ambrose Burnside and Staff, 1861
[Burnside later became a general. His name is the origin of the word "sideburns".]

 Cumberland Landing, Virginia. Group of contrabands at Foller's house, 1862

 Four Federal officers, vicinity of Fair Oaks, Virginia

 Gen. S.P. Heintzelman and group, convalescent camp, near Alexandria, Virginia

Kate Chase Sprague, best known as a society hostess during the Civil War, 1860

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