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General John Alexander Logan (Feb 9, 1826 – Dec 26, 1886). In Dec 1864, Grant became impatient with George H. Thomas's performance at Nashville and sent Logan to relieve him. Logan was stopped in Louisville when news came that Thomas had completely smashed John Bell Hood's Confederate army in the Battle of Nashville. Logan commanded the army during the May 1865 Grand Review in Washington. He was one of Lincoln's most successful political generals.

General John Alexander Logan (Feb 9, 1826 – Dec 26, 1886). In Dec 1864, Grant became impatient with George H. Thomas's performance at Nashville and sent Logan to relieve him. Logan was stopped in Louisville when news came that Thomas had completely smashed John Bell Hood's Confederate army in the Battle of Nashville. Logan commanded the army during the May 1865 Grand Review in Washington. He was one of Lincoln's most successful political generals.

William "Bloody Bill" Anderson: Born in late 1830 and died October 26, 1864, killed in Missouri in a Union ambush. Anderson joined an antislavery, pro-Union band of guerrillas known as “Jayhawkers.” He soon switched sides and joined a band of pro-Confederate “Bushwhackers.” In the partisan warfare of Kansas and Missouri, these groups were often more interested in robbery, looting, and personal gain than advancement of a political cause.

William "Bloody Bill" Anderson: Born in late 1830 and died October 26, 1864, killed in Missouri in a Union ambush. Anderson joined an antislavery, pro-Union band of guerrillas known as “Jayhawkers.” He soon switched sides and joined a band of pro-Confederate “Bushwhackers.” In the partisan warfare of Kansas and Missouri, these groups were often more interested in robbery, looting, and personal gain than advancement of a political cause.

portrait collection daguerreotype 42 Une petite collection de daguerréotypes  photo photographie histoire featured

portrait collection daguerreotype 42 Une petite collection de daguerréotypes photo photographie histoire featured

Diary of a Civil War #Nurse: Amanda Akin’s Diary This volume of Akin’s diary covers the period from May 6, 1864, when she returned to Washington, D.C., after a brief visit home, until the end of her nursing service in July 1864. Her entries are overwritten with edits for her published account. Akin’s letters and other journal volumes, if they survived, have not yet been found. (Lent by National Library of Medicine)

Diary of a Civil War #Nurse: Amanda Akin’s Diary This volume of Akin’s diary covers the period from May 6, 1864, when she returned to Washington, D.C., after a brief visit home, until the end of her nursing service in July 1864. Her entries are overwritten with edits for her published account. Akin’s letters and other journal volumes, if they survived, have not yet been found. (Lent by National Library of Medicine)

L'Histoire est mon comptoir!: SACRED HARP... And am I born to die?

La harpe sacrée... ici il n'est pas question de l'Irlande et encore moins de l'instrument. En fait le terme "Sacred Harp" désigne une...

infirmière américaine lors du débarquement

An Army Nurse Corp at a field hospital near Omaha Beach, Normandy. Date: June 1944 Photo: Conseil Régional de Basse-Normandie / National Archives USA

Don Troiani (né à New York le 16 juin 1949) est un peintre d'histoire et de batailles et un illustrateur américain. ...

Don Troiani (né à New York le 16 juin est un peintre d'histoire et de batailles et un illustrateur américain. ...

Les goumiers marocains étaient tenace et résistant.

Des photos du Maroc d’antan. Certaines sont authentiques et impressionnantes, d’autres sont un peu bizarres… Mais elles font toutes échos de l’image du Maroc

General Longstreet Gettysburg- photograph by Patti Hankins

General Longstreet Gettysburg- photograph by Patti Hankins