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In remembrance of the soldiers who served in the Civil War, the Liljenquist Family donated their rare collection of over 700 photographs to the Library of Congress

'This Week in Civil War History: Feb. 26 – March 4, 1864' (Colonel Ulric Dahlgren pictured.)

This Week in Civil War History: Feb.

[Unidentified girl with bonnet] (LOC) by The Library of Congress, via Flickr - AWW

Dora Allison, Little Miss Bonnie Blue, The Light Of The Confederacy Photograph shows approximately three- or four-year old girl, Dora Allison, born wearing mourning ribbons.

The Story of a Confederate Boy in the Civil War by Johnston: electronic edition

The Story of a Confederate Boy in the Civil War by Johnston: electronic edition Looks like an interesting book, need to read.

Women of the Civil War In remembrance of the Union and Confederate soldiers who served in the American Civil War, the Liljenquist Family donated their rare collection of over 700 ambrotype and tintype photographs to the Library of Congress.

Women of the Civil War

Women of the Civil War In remembrance of the Union and Confederate soldiers who served in the American Civil War, the Liljenquist Family donated their rare collection of over 700 ambrotype and tintype photographs to the Library of Congress.

Carrie Winder McGavock (1829–1905),  widow of John McGavock of Carnton (1815-1893). They owned a Plantation during the Battle of Franklin. After the war, they set aside land for the Confederate Cemetery, which became the largest privately owned Confederate Cemetery in the United States.

Touring a civil war site The Carnton Plantation and Confederate Cemetery in Franklin, Tennessee. Read how the Carnton Plantation was turned into a field hospital after soldiers battle each other in Franklin.

Confederate spy Emeline Pigott~For several years, she hid secret messages in her skirt and carried them between New Bern, North Carolina and the sea ports. She was almost caught several times. Eventually, Union forces arrested her on charges of blockade running, and she was sent back home.

The Roles of Women in the Civil War

Confederate spy Emeline Pigott~For several years, she hid secret messages in her skirt and carried them between New Bern, North Carolina and the sea ports. She was almost caught several times. Eventually, Union forces arrested her on charges of blockade running, and she was sent back home.

Kady Brownell ~ one of 250 women who fought in the Civil War. When the Civil War began, Brownell’s soon-to-be husband, Robert Brownell, enlisted in the 1st Rhode Island Infantry; Brownell was determined to join him. Rhode Island Governor William Sprague accepted her into his unit.

newberrylibrary: “ Kady Brownell, pictured above, was one of 250 women who fought in the Civil War. Brownell was born Kady Southwell in Kaffraria, South Africa, to a French mother and Scottish father.

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