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Sgt. Jasper Newton Stowe Co. H 23rd NC Infantry, captured at Gettysburg, died in 1863 as a POW

Jasper Newton Stowe Co. H NC Infantry, captured at Gettysburg, died in 1863 as a POW:

Squire James Odell Co. G 53rd NC Infantry. He was from Mt. Airy, NC and was 102 when this picture was taken in 1939. He was wounded in the leg at the Battle of Gettysburg on the first day of the fight, July 1, 1863.

Squire James Odell Co. G NC Infantry. He was from Mt. Airy, NC and was 102 when this picture was taken in He was wounded in the leg at the Battle of Gettysburg on the first day of the fight, July

[Prisoners at Point Lookout taking the oath of allegiance] Rebel prison scenes. Point Lookout Maryland. 1864. :: New-York Historical Society, Civil War Treasures

Confederate prisoners taking the oath of allegiance at Point Lookout, MD. Library of Congress

Brothers, Privates Emzy Taylor (left) and G. M. Taylor, Company E, "Lone Star Guards" 4th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade. Emzy  received a discharge for disability for pulmonary disorder on December 4, 1861. He would later raise a company of the 16th Texas Infantry and fought in the Red River Campaign. G. M. Taylor enlisted July 13, 1861 at Waco. He was wounded in the arm at Gaines Mill, June 27, 1862. He surrendered and was paroled at Appomattox in April, 1865.

[tintype portrait of two soldiers, on the left Private Emzy Taylor Confederate from Georgetown, Texas] via Southern Methodist .

Photography:CDVs, Absolutely One Of The Most Moving Civil War Images  - Symbolic Carte-De-Visite Of A Federal Soldier with His young Cause of Abolition.

Pinner: Photography:CDVs, Absolutely One Of The Most Moving Civil War Images - Symbolic Carte-De-Visite Of A Federal Soldier with His young Cause of Abolition.

William D. Rogers.  Enlisted May 1861, 1st Florida Infantry Regiment. Transferred in 1864 to 15th Cavalry (SMR on hat stands for “Simpson Mounted Rangers” which was company E of the 15th Confederate Cavalry). Captured with brother John Franklin Rogers at Pine Barren, Florida by 1st Marine Cavalry and sent to Ship Island where he said they received kindly treatment. Died of dysentery on March 28, 1865.

William D. Enlisted May Florida Infantry Regiment…

James and Calvin Walker, 3rd Tennessee Infantry, were from a prominent family in Nashville. A great deal was written of Colonel Calvin Walker during the Battle of Raymond but few realized his brother, James, was also a part of the action. Following the Battle of Raymond, the Walker brothers marched on to Georgia where Calvin was killed at New Hope Church on June 22, 1864. James survived the entire war and eventually returned to Nashville.

American Civil War Portraits - Here are some recipes that were used during the Civil War by the soldiers to improve the taste of their army rations.

A view of prisoner of war camp that operated along the Chemung River in Elmira during the Civil War. Though more than 12,000 Confederate POWs were assigned to the Elmira prison camp, there was only enough barrack space for 5,000 prisoners

A view of prisoner of war camp that operated along the Chemung River in Elmira during the Civil War. Though more than 12,000 Confederate POWs were assigned to the Elmira prison camp, there was only enough barrack space for 5,000 prisoners

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Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Military History: Andersonville Prison Story Pennsylvania Cavalry Co.My Experience While a Prisoner of War

Entered Confederate service at eleven years of age as a drummer in the 56th Virginia. His soldierly bearing on drill attracted attention of President Davis that with his own hands presented the little drummer with a sword.

Entered Confederate service at eleven years of age as a drummer in the Virginia. His soldierly bearing on drill attracted attention of President Davis that with his own hands presented the little drummer with a sword.

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