American Civil War Uniforms- The Union and the Confederacy wore different uniforms to distinguish from eachother during the Civil War. The Union typically wore navy blue long frock coats while the Confederates wore grey on frock coats that were a tad shor
This photograph by Andrew depicts the staff of colorized picture of Brigadier General Andrew Porter in 1862 -George Custer of the Battle of Little Bighorn fame is shown reclining next to a dog on the right
Robert Gould Shaw commanded the Massachusetts Infantry, an African American regiment. He took command of the at the age of He would die leading them during their assault on Battery Wagner outside of Chalreston, SC.