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.
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 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)