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Mrs. Frances Clayton disguised as a male. Female soldiers of the Civil War

Women Soldiers of the Civil War - Disguised as a man, Frances Clayton served many months in Missouri artillery and cavalry units. (By courtesy of the Trustees of the Boston Public Library).

The women who fought as men: Rare American Civil War pictures show how females disguised themselves so they could go into battle  Some enlisted alongside their husbands as they couldn't bear to be apart  They often served with distinction fighting in dozens of battles  One even chose to remain a man once the war had ended

The women who fought as men: Rare Civil War pictures of female soldiers who dressed up as males to fight

Union cavalryman Jack Williams fought in 18 battles and was wounded three times and taken prisoner once. He was later revealed to be Frances Clalin a mother of three from Illinois. American Civil War (V)

Union Colonel Ulric Dahlgren was killed during a raid on the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia on March 2nd 1864.

Union Colonel Ulric Dahlgren was killed during a raid on the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia on March

Confederate dead on Matthew's Hill, Bull Run

American Civil War Photos - Soldiers killed during the First Battle of Bull Run, possibly the earliest surviving Civil War photograph to document the dead after a battle, July

Ghost In Devils Den | Soldiers Ghost In Gettysburg | Real Scary Ghost

Gettysburg, Devils Den, Close-up of a soldier ghost. I believe this to be real because Devil's Den is extremely haunted. I don't know if this is real or not but the rocks in the picture are in Devils Den if you want to see them.

Full Map of History

From the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection (Made in : The Histomap. Four thousand years of world history. High resolution image in MrSID format can be obtained here.

"Some of the boys never got over that night," 16th Connecticut private William Relyea wrote of the evening his regiment had to sleep outside during a rainstorm in Arlington Heights, Va. (Photo: Connecticut State Library archives)

"Some of the boys never got over that night," Connecticut private William Relyea wrote of the evening his regiment had to sleep outside during a rainstorm in Arlington Heights, Va.

Dr. Mary Walker- Civil War Surgeon, Medal of honor recipient...and fashionista

Mary Walker- Civil War Surgeon, Medal of honor recipient.and fashionista - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Laura Ratcliffe, Southern Spy in Northern Virginia, a favorite of J.E.B. Stuart.

Previous pinner says: Laura Ratcliffe ~ Confederate spy for JEB Stuart and John S. Mosby and part of the inspiration for one of my favorite books: Annie Between the States

This picture was taken in a Civil War Camp near Washington DC in 1862. Interesting thing is that it shows a soldier with his wife and children. It is hard to say if the woman had just come to visit her husband, or if she was living there in the camp. Either way, it makes an interesting picture.

This picture was taken in a Civil War Camp near Washington DC in Interesting thing is that it shows a soldier with his wife and children. It is hard to say if the woman had just come to visit her husband, or if she was living there in the camp.

women mourning at Stonewall Jackson's grave

Essay on the anaconda plan confederacy Read this college essay and over. American Civil War: The Anaconda Plan, due to the way the plan would “strangle” the Confederacy in such a way like how.

The women who fought as men: Rare American Civil War pictures show how females disguised themselves so they could go into battle

The women who fought as men: Rare Civil War pictures of female soldiers who dressed up as males to fight

Sarah Edmonds served for two years in Company F of the second Michigan Infantry during the Civil War. She later wrote of her experiences in her memoir Nurse and Spy

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