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NC Confederate Pension for Caroline Everett, widow of Joseph Everett, Edgecombe County, NC

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Union soldiers with Confederate flags they captured in battle during the Civil War. Each was awarded a Medal of Honor for grabbing the enemy's flag. via We ...

Indiana Mexican War Volunteer Index, 1846-1848

Friends of the Archives volunteers recently completed a longterm project, which involved unfolding, flattening, and placing ...

“The Crashing of the Volleys and the Wild Irish 'Hurroos'”: An Irish Brigade Veteran Remembers Gettysburg, Fifty Years On

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Eligibility for Burial in a National Cemetery

This April 1865 image provided by the Library of Congress shows Federal troops in front of

From the Civil War to present day, VA helps generations of families

The Indiana National Guard was first known as the Indiana Territorial Militia and ...

Historic: Sean Clancy, the last surviving veteran, who died in 2006, inspects

Wisconsin historians Tom Ludka and Margaret Berres have so far brought recognition to more than one hundred veterans of the Civil War buried at Forest Home ...

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The Governor Morton Papers include thousands of letters to the Governor and his staff. Of singular importance for Civil ...

The United Spanish War Veterans group was created by a merger of three smaller groups of Spanish-American War veterans. The membership cards of the Indiana ...

Who Is Eligible For Interment At Arlington National Cemetery?

Robins Air Force Base, Georgia campground (Photo: U.S. Air Force/Tommie Horton

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Every Memorial Day the Soldiers of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) plant a flag in front of each grave marker in Arlington National Cemetery, ...

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Quiner Scrapbooks - Correspondence of the Wisconsin Volunteers, 1861-1865, Volume 1

It is painful enough to discover with what unconcern they speak of war and threaten it. They do not know its horrors. I have seen enough of it to make me ...

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Soldiers of Misfortune

Nathaniel Rollins Diary excerpts from Gettysburg Battlefield, June 30-July 6, 1863

Civil War info sign at Union Plot

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Black Confederate Pensioners After the Civil War

Camp Morton, the Civil War Prison for captured Confederate soldiers, enjoyed a better reputation than it deserved. During the early part of the war in 1862, ...

Jewish Soldiers of the Civil War. New discoveries from the National Archives and Records Administration. Debbie ...

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Riverside cemetery The Fallen Soldier/Veterans

A group of African-American soldiers in England during the Second World War. A new report by the Equal Justice Initiative documents the susceptibility of ...

Fortifications and bomb-proof structures in Petersburg, Va., 1865.

Erastus Page, Omaha's last Civil War veteran. This photo ran with a story on May 25, 1945, in which the 99-year-old called some World War I veterans “ ...

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Soldiers escaping a forest fire during the Battle of the Wilderness, 1864.

Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall

At a press conference April 25 celebrating Lexington effectively eliminating veteran homelessness, KDVA Commissioner Ben Adams spoke of the coalition ...

Introduction. From the end of the Civil War ...

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Walla Walla Veterans Home hot air balloons in the distance

Information about VA's policy regarding natural disasters.

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USCT Pension File Index Card for Bram Strobert, 33rd United States Colored Troops.

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Members of the Mac-Paps fought for recognition from the Canadian government.


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The Chancellor's House

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After their husbands died of an aggressive brain cancer, the widows of Vietnam veterans have found one another as they fight the VA for benefits.

A memorial to Canadians who fought in the Spanish Civil War stands near the legislature building

The Beaufort, SC ...

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New York's “Monster Irish Festival” & the Widows of Bull Run, 1861

Veteran widow donates jackets, more to Airmen's Attic

Confederate Citizens File

He served in the Union Army, with the 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry, during the Civil War.

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Irene Triplett, 84, is the last child of an American Civil War soldier still

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Today it is known as the Indiana Veterans' Home. The State Archives hosts more than 10,000 files of the men and women ...

... a map of the grounds (page 1 and page 2).

Ruins of the Chancellor House after the battle of May 1-3, 1863,

Military Records at the Indiana State Archives

At Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, circa 1865. (Library of Congress/Liljenquist Family Collection.)

Enlarge. Civil War Atlas Manuscript Maps

Archaeologists work at the Gumiel de Izán site to uncover the bodies of Civil War victims

A view of the Albany Rural Cemetery Soldiers' Lot.


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The 15th Alabama Infantry fell victim to an enemy more powerful than any Union army in the summer and autumn of 1861

The creation of black regiments was another kind of innovation during the Civil War. Northern