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c. 1913

c. 1930. Elderly Civil War veterans playing cards ...

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91 years after the American Civil War ended, its last veteran died. How the

1959

91 years after the American Civil War ended, its last veteran died. How the oldest veterans were honored.

1953

91 years after the American Civil War ended, its last veteran died. How the oldest veterans were honored.

1959

91 years after the American Civil War ended, its last veteran died. How the oldest veterans were honored.

How the last American Civil War veterans lived, loved and died. Sep. 2, 1914. Parade of the Grand Army of the Republic during the 1914 meeting in Detroit, ...

How the last American Civil War veterans lived, loved and died

c. 1898

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A photograph of Lemuel Cook (1759–1866) published in The Last Men of the Revolution, one of the last official veterans of the American Revolutionary War who ...

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1956 Self-proclaimed "Confederate War Veteran" walking through his yard.

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Unidentified Civil War veteran and unidentified World War I soldier. Photo by Schriever, between

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At Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, circa 1865. (Library of Congress/Liljenquist Family Collection.)

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He was forced to wear a dress for the first time since childhood and ultimately died from a fall after tripping over his own skirt.

The average Civil War soldier was 26 years old, weighing 143 pounds and standing 5'8" tall. (Library of Congress)

President Abraham Lincoln visiting soldiers encamped at the Civil War battlefield of Antietam in Maryland,

Photograph showing Union soldiers with rifles at attention in front of the Capitol. May 13, 1861. Courtesy: Library of Congress

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... tintype images of Confederate and Union soldiers, few images remain of the many Native Americans who fought on both sides of the Civil War. The identity ...

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The book The Last Men of the Revolution was compiled by Rev. E. B. Hillard and published by N. A. & R. A. Moore in the year 1864, the book claimed to ...

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How the last American Civil War veterans lived, loved and died. Sep. 2, 1914. Parade of the Grand Army of the Republic during the 1914 meeting in Detroit, ...

John Clem, who served as a drummer boy in the Union Army in the American Civil War, c1864. (Photo by Fotosearch/Getty Images)

George Armstrong Custer. United States military officer

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Department of Iowa Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War - Iowa's Last Son and Daughter

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Bob Fragala, 53, of Mooresville, Mich, leads a drill for Confederate solider reenactors as they march to battle in Three Oaks, Mich. (Mark Guarino)

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American soldiers in Long Binh, Vietnam, observe King's birthday on January 15, 1971, 15 years before it was first observed as a federal holiday.

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Soldiers wait out a sandstorm in Iraq. (The inclusion of the soldiers pictured in this story should not be construed to indicate that any of them suffer ...

Illustration by Dom McKenzie

Pilots of a P-51 Mustang fighter group at a base in Italy, 1944. (National Archives and Records Administration.) Countless African American veterans ...

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Engineers of the 8th New York State Militia in front of a tent from the National Archives

Why Do So Few Blacks Study the Civil War?

1954

The creation of black regiments was another kind of innovation during the Civil War. Northern

By Kenneth M. Price and Jacqueline M. Budell

Civil War Soldier in Camp

All pages from the 1861–1865 Civil War period have been scanned including the engravings and illustrations. From the Lee Foundation.

In important ways, the American Civil War anticipated the transformations that have so often been attributed to the years between 1914 and 1918.

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John Cook, a 15-year-old Union bugler who earned the Medal of

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This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library): Drew Gilpin Faust: 8601400331187: Amazon.com: Books

The Buffalo Soldiers of Seattle attend BAAMFest, the Rainier Beach Arts and Music Festival,

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The portrait of Pvt. Foster Stevens, which now belongs to his great-nephew, Joby Warrick. Stevens was killed in France nine days before the end of World War ...

For our latest newsstand-only special issue, The Civil War Almanac, we asked a panel of Civil War historians—J. Matthew Gallman, Matthew C. Hulbert, ...

Bodies lie in front of the Dunker Church on the Antietam Battlefield.Library of Congress

It has even occasionally found its way to the big screen. In this vein, we have assembled 12 of the best Civil War movies right here.

How the last American Civil War veterans lived, loved and died. Sep. 2, 1914. Parade of the Grand Army of the Republic during the 1914 meeting in Detroit, ...

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