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Federal Soldiers of the Civil War

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We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation under God shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.

-- Abraham Lincoln, November 19, 1863, The Gettysburg Address





William "Bloody Bill" Anderson

Mary Bickerdyke - A Civil War Hero

John Wilkes Booth - Actor to Assassin

A Boy Soldier in the Civil War

John Brown - Crusading Against Slavery

Combatants of the Civil War

Confederate Leaders, Forces & Soldiers of the Civil War

Jefferson Davis - President of the Confederate States of America

Deadlier Than the Male - Female Spies During the Civil War

Galvanized Yankees

Ulysses S. Grant - Civil War Hero and 18th President

General Grant and The Vicksburg Campaign

The Guilty Deserter

Stonewall Jackson's Arm

James Henry Lane, aka: "The Grim Chieftain," Bloody Jim

Robert E. Lee - Celebrated General of the South

Abraham Lincoln - Standing As a Hero

William C. Quantrill - Renegade Leader of the Kansas-Missouri Border War

Philip Henry Sheridan - Hero and Tyrant

Harriet Tubman - Moses of the Underground Railroad

Stand Watie - Native American General

Sarah Rosetta Wakeman - Fighting in the War

Soldiers & Officers in American History

Mary E. Walker - Brave Surgeon of the Civil War



Our Heaven Born Banner

Our heaven born banner by William Bauly, 1861.

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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.

-- Declaration of Independence




Compiled and edited by Kathy Weiser/Legends of America, updated May, 2017.


. . . I had a vision . . . I saw white spirits and black spirits
engaged in battle, and the sun was darkened the thunder rolled in the Heavens, and blood flowed in streams and I heard a voice saying, . . . such you are called to see, and let it come rough or smooth, you must surely bear it.

-- Nat Turner, enslaved man


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The Conquered Banner.

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