Posts Tagged ‘american civil war’

The American Civil War was fought by hundreds of regiments gathered from the various states into state regiments. In addition to regular state regiments, there were federal regiments and colored regiments. Read the rest of this entry »

The American Civil War – like most wars – was popularized and memorialized in song. Some are light melodies and some are more somber reminders of the horrors of the Civil War battles. Read the rest of this entry »

The Library of Congress has recently been the recipient of a new collection of American Civil War portraits that they are putting online to share with the public.

This collection of approximately 700 ambrotype and tintype photographs was donated by collector Tom Liljenquist and highlights both Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War. Read the rest of this entry »