A Rescued Legacy| Wesley Wagoner was from Hanover, Pennsylvania and enlisted in the 76th Union Pennsylvania Infantry in October 1862 during the American Civil War. He was a faithful son in writing letters home while stationed in South Carolina. He wrote of the conditions the troops were living under, their military activities, but mostly of his love for his family. #civilwar #legacy #familystories #ancestors #familytree #genealogy
Flag of the 4th Texas Infantry flag flown in the battles of Eltham's Landing, Gaines' Mill, Malvern Hill, Second Manassas (Bull Run), and Sharpsburg (Antietam). The flag was sent back to Texas after the battle of Sharpsburg (September 17, 1862g, the flag was given to the United Daughters of the Confederacy (Texas Division,) by the veterans of the 4th Texas, and is now located at five Texas Civil War Museum located in Fort Worth, TX.
Patriotic Envelope used during the Civil War, 1861, Bonnet shaped flag, Fine
American Civil War Uniforms- The Union and the Confederacy wore different uniforms to distinguish from eachother during the Civil War. The Union typically wore navy blue long frock coats while the Confederates wore grey on frock coats that were a tad shorter.