The Bullet That Killed Abraham Lincoln - OMG. (reverent pause). I read the personal account of one of the doctors present at the treatment of Lincoln's wounds. It was terrible. Back then, they didn't know that washing your hands was important. Urgh.
Sumter Guards uniform coat, c. 1865 worn by D. Huger Bacot (Charleston, 1847-1920), who entered into Confederate service as a Citadel cadet. After the war, Bacot remained in the Sumter Guards, becoming its captain until April 1, 1876. The light blue facings indicate infantry.
War to Prevent Southern Independence era children- the father is absent because he was killed in battle at Cold Harbor by Lincoln's Army. The mother was murdered by Sherman's men. So sad. And all to enforce the Morrill tariff act against the south.