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Lincoln lying in state at New York City Hall on April 24 1865 photographed Jeremiah Gurney Jr. Abraham Lincoln lying in state at New York City Hall on April 24 1865 photographed Jeremiah Gurney Jr. American Presidents, American Civil War, American History, Dead Presidents, Memento Mori, Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, Just In Case, Just For You

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The photo of Lincoln lying in an open coffin is the only one that exists. It was taken by photographer Jeremiah Gurney, Jr., on April 24, 1865, as the president’s body lay in state in City Hall in New...

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 HENRY GAITHER~"One of the few free men of color in this book when the war began,Gaither+his regiment,the US Colored Infantry fought as hard as any white org.in the Union army,"writes Coddington."This is one of my favorite images in the book. Black History Facts, Us History, History Quotes, History Timeline, European History, Ancient History, American Soldiers, American Civil War, Captain American

African-American Faces Of The Civil War

With the recent release of Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, the Civil War has been a hot topic. But for some people, like Rod Coddington, it's always an area of interest — blockbuster or not.

Born in Kent County, Delaware in Samuel Burris was a conductor on the Underground Railroad, helping slaves escape to freedom. He was captured and tried in Dover, Delaware, on a charge of aiding runaways and sentenced to be sold as a slave. Black History Facts, Black History Month, Underground Railroad, African Diaspora, We Are The World, My Black Is Beautiful, Thats The Way, African American History, My People

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Born in Kent County, Delaware in 1808, Samuel Burris was a conductor on the Underground Railroad, helping slaves escape to freedom. He was captured and tried in Dover, Delaware, on a charge of aiding runaways and sentenced to be sold as a slave. Wilmington abolitionist Isaac Flint, disguised as a slave trader, bought Burris at auction and helped him return to freedom and his family in Philadelphia. via @Delaware Public Archives archives.delaware.gov

Elizabeth Thorn, her husband was away fighting when the fighting broke out at Gettysburg. Seeing the number of dead in the fields, she hand dug 91 graves for the fallen from both sides. She was 6 months pregnant. Gettysburg Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania History, American Civil War, American History, 6 Months Pregnant, Gettysburg Battlefield, Us History, Civilization, The Past

Destination Gettysburg

Some have named her, the "Angel of Gettysburg." Who was the inspiration for this life-size bronze memorial statue in the Evergreen Cemetery? What was her...

Escaped slave and minister Josiah Henson became involved in the Underground Railroad leading slaves to freedom and developed his own Afro-Canadian community. Black History Facts, Black History Month, African American Culture, Black Pride, African Diaspora, Before Us, African American History, Underground Railroad, Thing 1

Josiah Henson

Get to know minister Josiah Henson who lead slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad and developed his own Afro-Canadian community, on Biography.com.

Although there are thousands of tintype images of Confederate and Union soldiers, there are very few images of the many Native Americans who fought on both sides of the Civil War. The identity of this Union soldier is unknown. Native American History, American Civil War, Native American Indians, Native Americans, American Union, Cherokees, Carolina Do Sul, Confederate States Of America, Southern Heritage

Native Americans in the Civil War - C&I Magazine

In the midst of a war fought on land that once was theirs, over a nation that denied them citizenship, Native Americans found themselves faced with a dubious decision: Whose side should they be fighting for?

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Civil War Capital Surgical Field Set by Hernstein

Hermann Hernstein and Son were major suppliers during the war located in New York. Their wartime address was 131 Mercer and 393 Broadway.

Antique apothecary bottle of chloroform dating to the American Civil War, 1863 Old Bottles, Vintage Bottles, Medical History, Us History, Vintage Medical, Civil War Photos, American Civil War, Civilization, Halloween

Catalogue, P. 8

A sale catalogue of fine medical antiques, surgical antiques, dental antiques, and Civil War medical-related instruments and artifacts. All items are pictured and described in detail. Alex Peck has over 20 years experience in buying and selling medical antiques, and all items are unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic.

Written in pencil on back “Field Nurses.” This is an original Civil War CDV showing eight nurses in excellent condition. Published in Letters from a Sharpshooter, page with the caption “Angels of mercy – a group of Civil War nurses. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, American Civil War, American History, Portraits Victoriens, Carolina Do Sul, Civil War Fashion, Vintage Nurse

CIVIL WAR FIELD NURSES CDV A RARE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR IMAGE

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Doctor's kit from the American Civil War (scissors missing). - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale! Medical History, Us History, History Facts, Ancient History, Vintage Nurse, Civil War Photos, Le Far West, Medical Equipment, American Civil War

1860s First Aid kit. Germ theory was not well known until after the Civil War, and many soldiers and civilians died because of infection on the battlefield and after childbirth.

Slavery didn't end with the Civil War. In other, subtler ways, the spirit of slavery stayed alive long into the Reconstruction Era — and beyond. Us History, African American History, Black History, History Facts, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos, Vintage Photographs

This photograph was taken in 1865 in Richmond Virginia. It shows a group of recently freed slaves, who became free with the fall of Richmond. It was on this date, December 6, in the year 1865 that the 13th amendment was ratified, banning slavery in the United States

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Underground Railroad: Songs of Freedom | Worksheet | Education.com

Children learn about three songs that inspired and gave hope to the people who fled slavery via the Underground Railroad, then answer questions about what they have learned.