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This was taken on November 17, 1865, depicting Company E, 4th US Colored Troops at Fort Lincoln, North Dakota

This was taken on November depicting Company E, US Colored Troops at Fort Lincoln, North Dakota

The Brave Soldiers Of The 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry The first African American regiment to join the United States Army during the Civil War. The regiment lost at least 344 men during...

The Brave Soldiers Of The Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry The first African American regiment to join the United States Army during the Civil War. The regiment lost at least 344 men during.

This image shows many blacks working in a Civil War hospital in Nashville…

A Nashville hospital during the Civil War

Source: NARA image This image shows many blacks working in a Civil War hospital in Nashville. Nearly half of the cooks and laundresses hired by the Union army were African-Americans, and they were prevalent in Baltimore and Nashville hospitals.

black soldiers in the Civil War

In the Civil War, black regiments fought for the Union Army and sustained massive casualties for their valiant fighting.

Harriet Tubman with slaves she helped during the Civil War

Pictures of Harriet Tubman, underground railroad conductor and advocate of human rights. She also fought in the Civil War.

Civil War Quilts: Quilts at the Mississippi Valley Sanitary Fair

American Civil War Dress - On the anniversary of President Lincoln’s 1863 Gettysburg Address, a volunteer in period dress lights luminarias. The candles illuminate markers commemorating soldiers killed at the Battle of Gettysburg.

Elmira Prison, NY. was known in the South as "Hell-mira." During the 15 months the site was used as a prisoner of war camp more than 12,100 Confederate soldiers were incarcerated there; of these, nearly 25% (2,963) died from a combination of malnutrition, continued exposure to harsh winter weather, and disease from the poor sanitary conditions on Foster's Pond combined with a lack of medical care.

Elmira Prison Camp site photos~ Elmira Prison Camp Prisoners were housed in these A-Tents from July until late December 1864 Prisoners lined up for mealtime. These barracks were completed in late December but many men wintered in the A-Tents

Sailors work on the piers at Port Chicago Naval Magazine. (U.S. Navy Photo. Courtesy of Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial)

Sailors work on the piers at Port Chicago Naval Magazine. (U.S. Navy Photo. Courtesy of Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial)

Graves of Confederate soldieres with boards for markers at Hollywood Cemetary, Richmond, Virgina. 1865.

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Officers of Company F, NY Artillery at Fort C. Smith - Defense of Washington, Arlington VA, August 1865

A picket station of black troops near Dutch Gap Canal in Virginia November 1864

A picket station of black troops near Dutch Gap Canal in Virginia November 1864

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