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Soldier's eyeglasses in case. Recovered from the Spotsylvania, VA Battlefield. Very rare recovery when found complete. R. Jones collection.

Soldier's eyeglasses in case. Recovered from the Spotsylvania, VA Battlefield. Very rare recovery when found complete.

Elmira Prison Camp - Prisoners lined up for mealtime. These barracks were completed in late December 1864, but many men wintered in the A-Tents

Union POW/Elmira Prison Camp - Prisoners lined up for mealtime. These barracks were completed in late December but many men wintered in the A-Tents

The 1861-D gold dollars were minted during the American Civil War when Confederate troops were ordered to take over the Dahlonega Mint. 1861-D Gold Dollar Coin- However, the mint would not generate enough income to continually support the mint operations.

GOLD DOLLARS ~ were minted during the American Civil War when Confederate troops were ordered to take over the Dahlonega Mint. Gold Dollar Coin- However, the mint would not generate enough income to continually support the mint operations.

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Early American Civil War Powder Flasks - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

United States Civil War, Bullet struck canteen from Antietam

United States Civil War, Bullet struck canteen from Antietam - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Battle of Gettysburg Prisoner of War Broadside:  Confederate Guards Shooting Unarmed Yankees

Battle of Gettysburg Prisoner of War Broadside: Confederate Guards Shooting Unarmed Yankees

June 10th Born Today 1833: Civil War spy for the Union Army, Pauline Cushman. She was awarded the rank of Brevet-Major by General Garfield and commended by President Abraham Lincoln for her service to the union cause, and became known as Miss Major Cushman.

Actress / SPY - Pauline Cushman (Born Harriet Wood) (June 1833 – December was an American actress and a spy for the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Johnson's Island prisoner of war camp for Confederate officers on Lake Erie

Johnson's Island prisoner of war camp for Confederate officers on Lake Erie - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Civil War Medal of Honor- the GAR created a problem because its medal was so similar to the MOH.

The Medal of Honor in the Civil War

Grand Army of the Republic membership badge (links to website about Medal of Honor, not to be confused with the GAR badge)

Rock Island Prison, Illinois. Elihu Weaver was captured in1863. He was imprisoned here from Oct 1863- Feb. 1865. He was then sent to Point Lookout Prison in Maryland. Elihu was 10 when he was captured. He was with Co D, 5th Battalion NC. Elihu is my 1st Cousin 4x Removed on the Ashley side

Major outbreaks of smallpox from the beginning; inadequate water, medical care and no hospital ward. During the 20 months it operated, Rock Island held a total of prisoners; died in confinement

civil war dogs

My sister Jane Brackman who writes about the history of dogs asked me about dogs during the Civil War. I have a few pictures of dogs on Civi.

Civil War Kepi Hat Insignia Pin 8th Cavalry Company K - 4 Loops on Back

Civil War Kepi Hat Insignia Pin Cavalry Company K - 4 Loops on Back

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