Degress Battery- Battle of Atlanta 1864 The men of Mersey's Brigade retake Degress' Illinois battery of 20lb. Parrott Rifles at the battle of Atlanta July 22, 1864. Included in the brigade was the 66th Illinois Volunteers (Western Sharpshooters) who were largely armed with the Henry 16 shot repeating rifle.
Atlanta, GA, Sherman's Men Tearing Up Railroad, Civil War
American Civil War. Atlanta, Georgia - Sherman’s Men Tearing Up Railroad Track. Photographed in 1864 by Barnard. George N. Sherman’s 62,000 men marched out of Atlanta “into the fat fields of Georgia like locusts devouring the land." Sherman tore up every mile of railroad track and almost every station.
Les ambrotypes de Noah Doely 23 janvier 2012 | Art, Bonus, Photographie, Photos | 5 ambrotype noah doely 01 Les ambrotypes de Noah Doely Noah Doely crée des scènes étranges et leur donne une apparence ancienne en utilisant la technique de l’ambrotype.
Bloodstains and Bullet Holes: Rare Civil War Artifacts by Henry Leutwyler
A single breasted frock coat that belonged to Captain William N. Ward of Company D, 47th Virginia Volunteer Infantry. He was wounded in the right arm while wearing this coat at the battle of Gaines Mill, and died August 29th, 1862 from the wound in a Richmond Hospital.
John Edward Murray - Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War, he joined the Arkansas Confederate Volunteer Infantry and was commissioned a Major. Promoted to Colonel in command of the 5th Arkansas in December, 1862, he fought in the Battle of Stone River and campaigns through Tennessee. On the day he received his commission to Brigadier General, he was killed in action leading the 8th Arkansas at the Battle of Atlanta, Georgia.
Lithographed bust view of James Cantey, with Anthony, New York backmark, misidentified in the margin as Maj. Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne, CSA. Born in Camden, SC, James Cantey (1818-1874) was a South Carolina College graduate who studied and practiced law in his hometown before becoming a two-term state legislator. During the Mexican War, Cantey served with distinction as an officer in South Carolina's Palmetto Regiment, suffering wounds as a result of one of the many battles in which he…