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Amazing full-color Civil War photos bring the era's characters to life

War heroes: General Robert E. Lee was anti-slavery but a commander-in-chief of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia

A rare image . . . from the look of these soldiers this is a late civil War photo of a battle-hardened company. A company would have started with around 100 men, there were no replacements. After a hard campaign between caualties and disease this is what might be left . . .

Ulysses S. Grant. Commander of the Union army and 18th president of the United States, not to mention the face of the 50 dollar bill.

Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color

Amazing full-color Civil War photos bring the era's characters to life

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, taken by Mathew Brady in 1861 at the beginning of his first presidentia...

See the American Civil War in Color Photographs

Allan Pinkerton, President Lincoln, and Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand; at the main eastern theater of the war, Battle of Antietam, Sept.-Oct., 1862.

This One Creepy Ghost Town In Missouri Is The Stuff Nightmares Are Made Of

William T. “Bloody Bill” Anderson (1838 – 1864) was a notorious Confederate guerrilla leader with whom Jesse James associated for a brief period during the Civil War.