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It was mandated by the slave owner that one of the slave's (black) breast be reserved to feed the white child. But if she switched up and let her black baby suckle from the same breast as the white baby, she would be whipped. Because it was like them sharing the same water fountain.

It was mandated by the slave owner that one of the slave's (black) breast be reserved to feed the white child. But if she switched up and let her black baby suckle from the same breast as the white baby, she would be whipped. Because it was like them sharing the same water fountain.

"The most famous of the dozens of young drummer boys was Johnny Clem of Newark, Ohio (1851-1937). He went to war at the age of ten. Clem made the army a career, and he retired in 1916 with the rank of major general. He is the youngest soldier ever to receive such that honor. He died in San Antonio, TX

"The most famous of the dozens of young drummer boys was Johnny Clem of Newark, Ohio He went to war at the age of ten. Clem made the army a career, and he retired in 1916 with the rank of major general after 55 years of service. He died in San Antonio, TX

Crystal Palace, London, 1851

Great Exhibition photo Claude Marie Ferrier (French Reports of the Juries, 1851 Exhibition. View of Transept, looking south, Westmacott set. Painted and dyed cotton.

Women were not allowed to help with the Civil War unless they were nurses. Four hundred women served in the war. Some historical records show that over sixty women were wounded or killed.

Women were not allowed to help with the Civil War unless they were nurses. Four hundred women served in the war. Some historical records show that over sixty women were wounded or killed.

The 1913 Gettysburg reunion of 53,407 American Civil War veterans was for the Battle of Gettysburg’s 50th anniversary. President Woodrow Wilson’s July 4 reunion address summarized the spirit: “We have found one another again as brothers and comrades in arms, enemies no longer, generous friends rather, our battles long past, the quarrel forgotten—except that we shall not forget the splendid valour.”

“The 1913 Gettysburg reunion of American Civil War veterans was for the Battle of Gettysburg’s anniversary. President Woodrow Wilson’s July 4 reunion address summarized the spirit: “We have found one another again as brothers and comrades in arms,

5 generations on Smith’s plantation, Beaufort, SC This family was photographed in 1862 after Union forces captured coastal area of SC. Taken by Timothy O’Sullivan at the J. J. Smith plantation, this picture was exhibited at Alexander Gardner’s Washington, D.C., photography gallery in September 1863. In contrast to this South Carolina family, the history of the slaves was usually marked by efforts of enslaved African Americans to maintain family in the face of forced break-ups and sales.

Four generations of a slave family on Smith’s Plantation, Beaufort, South Carolina, circa 1862 (Timothy H. O'Sullivan) Source: Library of Congress

August 24, 1864 (Wednesday) “If we can retain hold of the railroad it will be a great advantage,” wrote General Grant to General Meade on the morning of August 21st. And after days of f…

Generals Francis Barlow, Winfield Scott Hancock (seated), William Birney and John Gibbon, Petersburg, Virginia

<b>This Victorian-era mourning tradition is fascinating.</b> Warning: Pictures of dead people ahead.

17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s

17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The creepy I know, but I love Victorian Post Mortem.such a strange but beautiful practice.

#civil #war #veterans . Pennsylvania Civil War 150 FB page: This photo, from the collection of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, shows Alice Carey Risley, the last surviving Civil War battlefield nurse, receiving a kiss from a veteran.../ qw

Pennsylvania Civil War 150 FB page: This photo, from the collection of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, shows Alice Carey Risley, the last surviving Civil War battlefield nurse, receiving a kiss from a veteran.

Original photographs from the Civil War

A remarkable photo of Dutch Gap, Virginia. Picket station of Colored troops near Dutch Gap canal. It was made in The illustration documents two black soldiers firing their rifles. These are likely runaway slaves who joined the union army.

Taphophile Corner: How the Civil War taught us to deal with the business of death.

The first embalming tent of the Civil War. The man pictured did 4000 embalmings over the entire war period. This tent is decorated for Christmas.

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