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This photograph by Andrew Gardner depicts the staff of Brigadier General Andrew Porter in 1862. George Custer (of the Battle of Little Bighorn fame) is shown reclining next to a dog on the right.

*FACES OF THE CIVIL WAR ~ This photograph by Andrew Gardner, originally Brady's apprentice, depicts the staff of Brigadier General Andrew Porter in George Custer (of the Battle of Little Bighorn fame) is shown reclining next to a dog on the right.

DOG TAGS WERE FIRST CREATED/USED DURING THE CIVIL WAR WHEN THE BODY COUNT WAS PILING UP AND MANY BODIES HAD NO FORM OF IDENTIFICATION ON THEIR PERSON FOR PEOPLE TO LOOK AT. BEFORE THE DOG TAGS WERE ACTUALLY MOLDED (LIKE THE ONE IN THE PICTURE), SOLDIERS IMPROVISED AND WROTE THEIR PERSONAL INFORMATION ON A PIECE OF PAPER WHICH WAS PINNED TO THEIR UNIFORM OR ONTO A PERSONAL BELONGING, SUCH AS THEIR KNAPSACKS. (ARMYDOGTAGS.COM) Jaclyn C. March 18th

Dog tags were created and used in the Civil War. Before the dog tags, soldiers improvised by writing their personal information on a piece of strong paper attached to their clothes

Five soldiers, four unidentified, in Union uniforms of the 6th ...

Five soldiers, four unidentified (Albert L. Burgess standing on the far right), in Union uniforms of the Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Militia outfitted with Enfield muskets in front of a Union encampment.

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Union Colonel James H. Childs (middle, standing) and several other officers at Westover Landing, Va. in 1862

A rare photograph of a group of women sitting on piles of cotton with two white male overseers. Entitled "Freedom on the Plantation" circa 1863-1866. Robin Stanford Collection, DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University.

A post-war South Carolina scene at a cotton gin at the Knox Plantation. (Robin Stanford Collection/Courtesy of Library of Congress)

Confederate volunteers, 1861. This is one of my favorite Civil War photos. …

In November of amidst rumors of an invading army sent to rescue John Brown from execution, Virginia Governor Henry Wise called for a militia deployment to Charlestown. John Wilkes Booth accompanied that Militia as member of the Richmond Grays.

Civil War Antiques (Dave Taylor's) December 2012 Webcatalog #1

Civil War Antiques (Dave Taylor's) December 2012 Webcatalog - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

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[General Jeb Stuart] Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.

You Think America Is Divided Now? These Colorized Civil War Photos Will Put That In Perspective

Union Naval Captain Wright in a stereoscopic image, combined to switch between the 2 photographs rapidly, creating an effect of movement. British colorist Jordan Lloyd, met fellow colorist Mads Madsen, from Denmark.

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