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Burring the dead at Murfreesboro,Tenn. after the Civil War Battle of Stones River.
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(PVT Truman Head) was the most famous of the Berdan Sharpshooters and personally purchased his Sharps Rifle. This inspired the unit members to demand the Sharps Rifle.
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(PVT Truman Head) was the most famous of the Berdan Sharpshooters and personally purchased his Sharps Rifle. This inspired the unit members to demand the Sharps Rifle.

Confederate Guerilla. Caption Reads "John Nichols Executed at Jefferson City, Mo. Oct. 30th, 1863"
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Confederate Guerilla. Caption Reads "John Nichols Executed at Jefferson City, Mo. Oct. 30th, 1863"

Confederate raider John H. Morgan, head of Morgan's Raiders

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US Civil War 13-inch mortars - ca. May 1862 Yorktown, Virginia. Battery No. 4, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery,South end.
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US Civil War 13-inch mortars - ca. May 1862 Yorktown, Virginia. Battery No. 4, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery,South end.

Lieutenant General John Bell Hood (1831-1879) was the second and most famous commander of the Texas Brigade. He was a West Point graduate (Class of 1853) and was a career army officer before the Civil War. He was appointed colonel of the 4th Texas Infantry Regiment on September 30, 1861. He commanded the Texas Brigade from February 20, 1862 until after the Seven Days Battles were completed in July, 1862. This view was taken circa the 1860s.

Lieutenant General John Bell Hood (1831-1879) was the second and most famous commander of the Texas Brigade. He was a West Point graduate (Class of 1853) and was a career army officer before the Civil War. He was appointed colonel of the 4th Texas Infantry Regiment on September 30, 1861. He commanded the Texas Brigade from February 20, 1862 until after the Seven Days Battles were completed in July, 1862. This view was taken circa the 1860s.

Brigadier General George T. Anderson (3 Feb 1824 – 4 Apr 1901) was a general in the CSA during the American Civil War. Nicknamed "Tige," Anderson was noted as one of Robert E. Lee's hardest-fighting subordinates.

Brigadier General George T. Anderson (3 Feb 1824 – 4 Apr 1901) was a general in the CSA during the American Civil War. Nicknamed "Tige," Anderson was noted as one of Robert E. Lee's hardest-fighting subordinates.

Mosby, John S. The picture presents Mosby at the end of the Civil War. He is shown in a suit. Mosby was the famed Rebel Raider, leader of the Modsy Guerrillas. Mosby is generally known as the man who invented modern Guerrilla Warfare.

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Union General Oliver Otis Howard

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Soldiers on the Battlefield of Antietam - Antietam, Maryland. General John C. Caldwell and staff on battlefield. It was taken in 1862 by Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882. The image shows United States troops. A US Battle Flag is seen behind the men.
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Soldiers on Atietam Battlefield

Soldiers on the Battlefield of Antietam - Antietam, Maryland. General John C. Caldwell and staff on battlefield. It was taken in 1862 by Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882. The image shows United States troops. A US Battle Flag is seen behind the men.

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Joseph Hooker (1814-1879) was known to be a ladies' man and frequently hosted raucous gambling parties in his quarters
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The Civil War warriors: Fascinating photographs of the Union generals who kept the U.S. together 150 years ago

The pictures, taken by Mathew Brady, document the leading generals on the Union side of the conflict, including overall commander - and later President - Ulysses S. Grant.

William Tecumseh Sherman in 1877

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John S. Mosby in 1863. Mosby, a lawyer, joined the Confederate army when he was 28 and married with two children. He served under cavalry commander Capt. J.E.B. Stuart, a man his own age and one he came to idolize. He was Stuart’s scout on his famous 100-mile ride around Union Gen. George B. McClellan’s army in June 1862.

John S. Mosby in 1863. Mosby, a lawyer, joined the Confederate army when he was 28 and married with two children. He served under cavalry commander Capt. J.E.B. Stuart, a man his own age and one he came to idolize. He was Stuart’s scout on his famous 100-mile ride around Union Gen. George B. McClellan’s army in June 1862.

GEN Leonidas Polk; CSA.

GEN Leonidas Polk; CSA.