Civil War Readers Guide – Image Information

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Clockwise, from top center:

  1. Assault on Fort Sanders, painting by Kurz and Allison, 1891
  2. US commemorative three-cent stamp picturing Sherman, Grant & Sheridan, 1936
  3. Save Our Union! recruitment poster
  4. Soldier with rifle in front of cannon, 22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., circa 1861
  5. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, for sale placard, 1852
  6. Confederate Adm. Raphael Semmes, aboard the CSS Alabama, 1863
  7. President Abraham Lincoln with Gen. George B. McClellan and officers at Antietam, Oct. 3, 1862
  8. Confederate Col. John Singleton Mosby, circa 1860
  9. Gen. William T. Sherman on horseback at Federal Fort No. 7, Atlanta, Ga., 1864
  10. Charleston, S.C. ruins seen from the Circular Church, 1865
  11. Grand Review, Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C., May 23-24, 1865
  12. Richmond, Va. ruins, seen from the south side of the canal basin, April 1865
  13. Five Union soldiers of the 6th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, circa 1862-63
  14. Manhattan Rifles recruitment poster for the New York 12th Infantry Regiment, circa 1861-1865
  15. Officers of the 3d Regiment Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, Fort Totten, Washington, D.C., 1865
  16. Confederate half dollar
  17. Young soldier’s portrait, Pvt. Edwin Francis Jemison, 2nd Louisiana Regiment, CSA, circa 1862
  18. Sheridan’s Ride, tobacco card, American Tobacco Co., 1887
  19. Union cavalry crossing Rappahannock River on pontoon bridge, circa 1862
  20. Battlefield dead, Gettysburg, Pa. (chart of Major Battles backdrop), July 1863
  21. Richmond Grays, Co. A, First Reg. of Va. Volunteers, at John Brown’s execution, Dec. 20, 1859
  22. The “Dictator”, a 17,000 lb. mortar, at the siege of Petersburg, 1864
  23. Battle of Antietam, painting by Kurz and Allison, circa 1888
  24. Gen. Robert E. Lee tobacco card, from A Short History series, Dukes Cigarettes, 1888
  25. Soldiers and wagons crossing Antietam Bridge, Antietam, Md., Sept. 1862
  26. Portrait of three unidentified Confederate artillerymen, circa 1861
  27. Union soldiers entrenched along the Rappahannock at Fredericksburg, Va., 1863
  28. Edmund Ruffin (pictured in box titled “They Lit the Fuse”), circa 1861
  29. Portrait of unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and forage cap, circa 1861
  30. Confederate $2 bill
  31. CSS Atlanta, ironclad ram, pictured on the James River after her capture, 1863
  32. Cotton pickers, Knox Plantation, near Charleston, S.C.
  33. Portrait of unidentified Union soldier with bayonet, circa 1861
  34. Confederate flag flying over Ft. Sumter after its surrender, April 15, 1861


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