1861

Descendants Of The Heroes Of 1776 : Enemies In 1861-1865
... what is now West Virginia, he served as a aide-de-camp to his relative, R.E. Lee. On September 13, 1861, he was reconnoitering Union positions when he was discovered and fired upon by a squad Union ...
by EastTennessee1948
Typical NC 1861 Kepi
Does anyone have a good photo reference of what a typical 1861 NC kepi would have looked like and the most likely material and colors it would be. Thanks in advance
by Sarge960
West Point Class of May 1861 ring
... een years ago, I was retained by a motion picture company to make copies of the West Point class of 1861, class rings. I was given access to the originals, from which I made molds. Those molds are ...
by craigcis
Reminiscences of Confederate Service 1861-1865 Francis W. Dawson
This fascinating book is written by an Englishman who emigrated to America to enter Confederate service. With the assistance of A. Dudley Mann, Confederate agent in England, Francis W. Dawson ...
by dylan
Letter Camp near Rominy, Va. Jan. 21st 1861
... ote: Letter as written Letter Copy-Original in Georgia Archives Camp near Rominy, Va. Jan. 21st 1861(misdated in original-- should be 1862) His Ex. Jos. E. Brown Ex. Depts.,Milledgeville, ...
by Barrycdog
Here is a great article on the political roots of the conflict of 1861 as w...
Here is a great article on the political roots of the conflict of 1861 as well as that of 2013. ...
by macreverie
Jonathan Martin enlisted 9 Dec. 1861 Disability Discharge on 19 April 1863 ...
Jonathan Martin enlisted 9 Dec. 1861 Disability Discharge on 19 April 1863 75th Reg't, Ohio Inf.; Private As far as we know he was not disabled in any way. He was a farmer, labour and a ...
by Guest
REVISED UNITED STATES ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861.
REVISED UNITED STATES ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861. WITH AN APPENDIX CONTAINING THE CHANGES AND LAWS AFFECTING ARMY REGULATIONS AND ARTICLES OF WAR TO JUNE 25, 1863. WASHINGTON: GOVERNMENT PRINTING ...
by Ron S.
I have recently acquired a reproduction Colt Special Model 1861. It is in t...
I have recently acquired a reproduction Colt Special Model 1861. It is in the white beautiful walnut stock etc. It is marked U.S. COLT'S Pt F. A.Mfg Co.HARTFORD,Ct. on the right hand side. However ...
by Guest
Two US Civil war "First defenders medal" 1861
Maybe someone can help, I'm interested in a value on two US Civil war "First defenders medal" 1861 for the logan guards with the names of George M Freeborn and William H Freeborn. They are in very ...
by Tony
Slavery...1861 1865????
Why is it,that when slavery is discussed,it is only the American South and the 1861 - 1865 period. Why is the 'yankee" slave trade never discussed? The "middle passage" where millions of Africans ...
by Raymond
Civil War Northern Virginia 1861 by William S. Connery
Civil War Northern Virginia 1861 By William S. Connery Price: $19.99 http://astore.amazon.com/souhernewvie-20/detail/1609493524 In the mid-nineteenth century, Arlington was an eleven-hundred-acre ...
by dylan
I have a confederate grave marker with CSA 1861-1865. Is there any way to t...
I have a confederate grave marker with CSA 1861-1865. Is there any way to track it's rightgul owner?
by Guest
1861 confederate half dollar
i have a 1861 confederate half dollar with the reverse is stamp on both side is that a mis strike
by Guest
Confederate Sword dated 1861
do the initials stamped on the sword ADK stand for the maker or the individual the sword was made for.
by Robin Loader
What happened in 1861-1865 of the civil war of the battles of rebels vs yan...
what happened in 1861-1865 of the civil war of the battles of rebels vs yankees?
by Guest
The South in Northern Eyes, 1831 to 1861, Howard Floan
Author Howard R. Floan noted the “tendency, stubbornly persistent even in our own time, to mistake the planter aristocracy for the entire South, to envision the Southerner simply as the ...
by dylan
First Battle of Bull Run (Manassas) 21 Jul 1861
I am seeking to locate a list of Maine men in the 2nd 4th & 5th Maine(enlisted) Volunteers Regments-(90) day who fought -was wounded-captured & escaped. My research shows that the 2nd Maine lost ...
by philip nason
The Confederate Half-Brothers, And Brothers-In-Law, Of Mary Todd Lincoln
President Lincoln reportedly once said of his wife's family, "God Almighty is perfectly content having one "d" at the end of his name. The Todds insist on having two". The strained relationship ...
by EastTennessee1948
Outer Banks in the Civil War (1861)
Nice piece on the Outer Banks in the Civil war. Little overlooked history. http://emergingcivilwar.com/2011/09/06/the-civil-war-on-the-obx-1861s-forgotten-story-gets-new-attention/
by emergingcivilwar
First Battle of Bull Run (Manassas) 21 Jul 1861
... king to locate a list of Mass & Conn 90 day volunteers who fought at the First Ball Bull Run 21 Jul 1861 Who were wounded, captured imprisoned (Richmond area)& escaped . Any stories of escapees ...
by philip nason
1861 westpoint class rong
Is there someone who makes these I would love to get one for my husband
by angie
I too have aU.S. VOL.11 CAVALRY TACTICS MANUAL-1861.BY COLONEL ST.GEO COOKE...
I too have aU.S. VOL.11 CAVALRY TACTICS http://MANUAL-1861.BY COLONEL ST.GEO COOKE,2d U.S.CAVALRY.Want to know what it is worth.SELL IT.
by Guest
Company G, 22nd infantry regiment north carolina 28 may 1861 . Need to prin...
company G, 22nd infantry regiment north carolina 28 may 1861 . Need to print banner for sunrise !! Also need John G./McLeroy...file number M226 roll 40 !! ...
by Guest
1861 enfield 26 gauge musket
I'm trying to find out info about our 1861 26 gauge enfield musket with bayonet. I've not been able to locate any other like this. Also the initials J.B.S. are carved into the stock. Im interested in ...
by 1861 Enfield 26 gauge
N egro Troops Dec. 1861
N egro Troops A member of the Indiana Twentieth Regiment, now encamped near Fortress Monroe, writes to the Indianapolis Journal on the 23rd. Yesterday morning General Mansfield with Drake de Kay, ...
by dylan
Holt Collier : Slave, Confederate Soldier, Cowboy, Big Game Hunter, And Presidential Hunting Guide
I was in Gen.Ross’ Brigade, Colonel Dudley Jones Regiment and Captain. Perry Evans Company I 9th Texas Cavalry Regiment. My Old Colonel. gave me a horse.... one of three fine race horses he ...
by EastTennessee1948
The Social Dip, Southern Women Loved Their Snuff
In her article, 'The "Social Dip": Tobacco Use by Mid-19th Century Southern Women" Vicki Betts chronicles tobacco use by Southern women. Her intent is to provide background information for ...
by Rhea Cole
Newton Knight: Hero Of Jones County or Outlaw?
Newton (Newt) Knight’s story is little known and was exciting for me to recently discover. A farmer and eventually Confederate soldier, Newt led a group of fighters in an attempt to secede ...
by Taylor
Phenomenal Women: Unsung Heroes of the American Civil War
So much focus has been paid to the courageous men who fought brilliantly on both sides of the war, that we tend to forget the war efforts of the women who were left behind, and the enormous ...
by Taylor
The Real William Pinkney Inman Of Cold Mountain
... er of his novel, and later the movie, on the Civil War experience of his great-great-uncle. On 6/29/1861, Inman joined the "Haywood Highlanders", soon to become company F 25th NC. Infantry. " Pink" ...
by EastTennessee1948
John Salling : The Confederacy's Last "Peter-Monkey"
There's no debate that John Salling died on March 15, 1959. What is up for debate, is the year he was born. At the time of his death, he was recognized as one of the last three surviving veterans ...
by EastTennessee1948
African Heritage and Southern Hearts : "Free Persons Of Color" and Faithful Servants With The ...
J.W. Comer achieved the rank of 1st Sergeant and was stationed in Mobile and Pollard until 1864. Comer joined the Alabama 27th Infantry Regiment as a Lieutenant in 1864 and followed them to ...
by EastTennessee1948
The Legendary Winan's Confederate steam gun.
... here and there about a wonder weapon produced for the Confederates and captured by the Yankee's in 1861. This mean Confederate steam machine, was reported as an early type of rapid fire weapon. By ...
by Mike D.
The Civil War's Influence On The Life Theodore Roosevelt
View of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession, April 25, 1865, showing the home of Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt at the corner of Broadway and Union Square in New York. Two children are ...
by EastTennessee1948
Controversy and tragedy at Burnside Bridge!
September 17th, 1862 shortly after 9am. Col. Kingsbury of the 11th Conn. led his regiment into their baptism by fire. The mission was to secure the stone bridge and establish a foot hold on the west ...
by Mike D.
Confederate Battle Flag Carried By The 13th North Carolina Infantry
Formerly the 3rd North Carolina Volunteers were formed at Garysburg, North Carolina in May 1861 with 1,100 men recruited in the Counties of Caswell, Mecklenburg, Davie, Edgecombe, and Rockingham. It ...
by EastTennessee1948
What Were Confederate Soldiers Fighting For?
As of November 1864, Confederate soldiers were fighting for a government whose president and other leaders were openly advocating emancipating slaves who would serve in the Confederate army and ...
by Mike Griffith
The Civil War's Version Of Bonnie And Clyde : Keith and Malinda Blaylock Union Partisans or Yankee ...
It all depended on the side one was on ! William McKesson "Keith" Blaylock and Sarah Malinda Pritchard were born in the mid-late 1830's in the shadow of Grandfather Mountain in western NC. ...
by EastTennessee1948
What was the maximum range for muzzleloaders during the American Civil War?
As usual, a question like this boils down to "the county agent's answer" to everything... IT DEPENDS. The Whitworth could indeed be deadly to 1500 yards or even further, but deadly is not the ...
by macreverie

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