Portrait of Captain Edward Camden: Volusia County, Florida, April "He put on his Civil War veteran's uniform and tried to register for the draft on the first day of World War I." Sort of puts draft dodging Donald Trump (Drumpf) to shame!
Braxton Bragg was a career United States Army officer, and then a general in the Confederate States Army—a principal commander in the Western Theater of the American Civil War and later the military adviser to the Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
Maj. Gen. John Buford (1826-1863); West Point, Class of 1848; a regular cavalry officer who commanded a division at Gettysburg. Arriving early he understood the importance of the terrain and fought delaying actions against all odds until infantry arrived, saving many hills for the Union. He died shortly afterwards on typhoid; and is recognized as one of the foremost cavalry leaders of the war.
This photo, from the collection of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, shows Alice Carey Risley, the last surviving Civil War battlefield nurse, receiving a kiss from a veteran. 1936 - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!