Perhaps the most dramatic of the war’s first photographic views is this study of armed Confederate soldiers and top-hatted civilians celebrating the South’s victory by draping themselves over the huge pivot guns that Confederate Brigadier General Pierre G
The execution in Washington, DC, in 1865 of Henry Wirz, former commander of the Confederate prisoner of war camp near Andersonville, Georgia. He was tried and hung after the war for conspiracy and murder related to his command of the notorious camp.
Civil War- Powder Boy James V. Johnston 1864 Description: This uniform was presented to James V. “Jimmie” Johnston by the crew of the U. gunboat Forest Rose, for gallantry in action during the Civil War. He had accompanied his mother to visit his fath