American Civil War Collection

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American Civil War Collection

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Ben Robertson
In this portrait, Ben Robertson of the 63rd Illinois Infantry is wearing a Union military jacket and vest. The top and bottom buttons of his jacket are buttoned and only one button of his vest is visibly buttoned. Therefore, the jacket and vest bulge…

Victor I. Phillips
In this portait, Victor I. Phillips is wearing his fully-buttoned Union military jacket. His portrait is pasted onto a cardstock-like mat so that the oval design on the matting frames the portrait. The frame contains a damask-like design with…

Geza Mihalotzy
In this portrait, Colonel Geza Mihalotzy of the 24th Illinois Infantry is standing in his Union military uniform with an officers belt and a hat. He is holding his sword with his left hand. He was mortally wounded at Buzzard's Roost, Georgia and died…

Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, General Grant and Staff
This image of Grant and his staff was taken during the Spotsylvania Battles that took place between May 9 and May 18, 1864. The men sit and stand in front of a tent and behind three trees. From left to right: Lieutenant Colonel Frederick T. Dent,…

John Basil Turchin
In this portrait, John Basil Turchin (Ivan Vasilyevich Turchaninov) is wearing a Union military uniform with his jacket unbuttoned, showing his shirt, tie and vest underneath. He is sitting and leaning on a table. Turchin was a Russian artillery…

General Grant and Staff of Nine
Grant and his nine officers sit or stand under a tent during the American Civil War. The men in the image include Ulysses S. Grant, Adam Badeau, Cyrus Comstock, Frederick T. Dent, William L. Duff, John A. Rawlings, Henry Robinett, Ely S. Parker, and…

The War for the Union
Three Confederate prisoners are standing near or sitting on a pile of long logs. These men are wearing hats and are holding knapsacks, jackets, and canteens. This image was taken at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The original photograph was taken by…
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