126th N.Y. INF. ALS, (Youngs), HQ, 2nd Corps in the eld near Petersburg, Va. 7/14 & 16/64 writes mother pert to Rebel invasion of Md.
[Original letter] HQ, Co. I, 21st P.V. Cav., front line of battle in front of Petersburg (June 1864) Soldier – McMellen “Joined the Army of
Growing up in a Quaker household in Northern Virginia, Kirkbride Taylor respected peaceful principles. But after war divided the country, he set aside his medical
June 25 – July 1, 1862 The Seven Days Campaign changes the face of the war in the Eastern Theater as Lee’s Army of Northern
Attempting to counter pro-slavery and sympathetic organizations like Knights of the Golden Circle – in the South, the first Union League is established in Pekin,
President Abraham Lincoln signs legislation prohibiting slavery in the territories of the United States. The law read simply: Be it enacted by the Senate and