Colonel Elmer Ellsworth (1837-1861)

Harper's Ferry, Virginia

Colonel William Rogers & other 2nd Texas dead at the Battle of Corinth (October 4, 1862)

Flag waved by Barbara Fritchie

Battles of 1st  and 2nd Bull Run, (July 21, 1861 and August 28-30, 1862)

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Elaborate Union battery in Richmond, surrounded by an earthen rampart, with cannon mounted on barbettes, woven gabions lined up to protect the parapets, and a cut-in communications trench to facilitate movement of men and materials.

Siege guns at Yorktown (Spring 1862)

A dead confederate in the Devil's Den

Soldiers on the field at Yorktown (Spring 1862)

Ft. Sumter - stereo flag raising 4/14/65

Widow Barbara Fritchie, waves American flag at CSA troops In Maryland (September 1862)

Charleston SC in Ruins

Ft. Mahone Mine Entrance

Ironclads USS Monitor and CSA Merrimac Clash off Hampton Roads (March 8-9, 1862)

Dead in Bloody Lane at Battle of Antietam, (September 17, 1862)

Graves site of 69th NY at Bull Run

Raising the Stars & Stripes at Ft. Sumter on April 14, 1865, four years to the day after the CSA attack opening the civil war.

Back reads: “View of a portion of the south face of Ft. Sumter, opposed to the batteries on Cummings Point, Morris Island, taken soon after its evacuation by Major Anderson.”

Confederate dead on the Hagestown, Pike at Antietam (September 17, 1862)

Marshall House, Alexandria, Va. On May 24, 1861, the day after Virginia ratifies its succession, the Union army moves in to occupy the city. A contingent of eight led by Colonel Elmer Ellsworth of the 11th New York Regiment entered the Marshall House intent upon hauling down a Confederate flag hanging from the hotel. When Ellsworth succeeds, the proprietor, James Jackson, shoots and kills him. In turn, Jackson is slain by Private Francis Brownell, who wins the Medal of Honor for his action. Ellsworth is the first Union officer to fall in the war, and his friend, Abraham Lincoln, has him lie in state at the White House, where thousands pass by to honor him.

Fritchie home in Frederick, MD

Ft. Sumter - pock marks

Soldiers in field during the Peninsula Campaign (Spring 1862)

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Dunker Church at Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862)

Other Military Events

Ft. Sumter - smashed side

Marshall House, Alexandria. VA

Attack on Ft. Sumter, April 12, 1861

Burnside Bridge at Battle of Antietam, (September 17, 1862)

Private Francis Brownell (1840-1894)

Back reads: “Ft. Sumter. View of south and southeast faces from Ft. Gregg on Morris Island May 1864. With compliments of ??”

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