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1860 Photograph - Civil War: Prison Camp by Granger

1860 Photograph - Civil War: Prison Camp by Granger

Detail of cover jacket of William P. Inman’s compiled military service record for service in Company F, Twenty-fifth North Carolina Infantry Regiment. (War Department Collection of Confederate Records, RG 109)    William P. Inman is an ancestor of author Charles Frazier. In the last line of the book, Frazier apologizes for taking “great liberties” with Inman’s life. A website that explains it further can be seen here.

Detail of cover jacket of William P. Inman’s compiled military service record for service in Company F, Twenty-fifth North Carolina Infantry Regiment. (War Department Collection of Confederate Records, RG 109) William P. Inman is an ancestor of author Charles Frazier. In the last line of the book, Frazier apologizes for taking “great liberties” with Inman’s life. A website that explains it further can be seen here.

Fort Delaware Confederate Prison  Pea Patch Island, New Castle County, Delaware C.S.A. Military Service Records  Pvt. Thomas E. Noell  May 1861 - June 1865

Fort Delaware Confederate Prison Pea Patch Island, New Castle County, Delaware C.S.A. Military Service Records Pvt. Thomas E. Noell May 1861 - June 1865

3 Clues for Discovering Military Service| 3. Census Records| We can get so focused on the names and relationships in the census that we skip looking at the whole record. Question 30 (yes, 30!) on the 1910 census lists whether the person was a veteran of the Union Army (UA), Union Navy (UN), Confederate Army (CA), or Confederate Navy (CN). Below shows what you’re looking for:

3 Clues for Discovering Military Service

3 Clues for Discovering Military Service| 3. Census Records| We can get so focused on the names and relationships in the census that we skip looking at the whole record. Question 30 (yes, 30!) on the 1910 census lists whether the person was a veteran of the Union Army (UA), Union Navy (UN), Confederate Army (CA), or Confederate Navy (CN). Below shows what you’re looking for:

Confederate Roll of Prisoners of War  Fort Delaware Union Prison Received from Old Capital Prison C.S.A. Military Service Records Pvt. Thomas E. Noell Captured 3/3/1864 Old Capital Prison, Washington, DC Custer's men overwhelmed and captured a small Confederate force before they arrived at the Rivanna River on Feb. 29, 1864. Here, however, General Custer encountered a superior Confederate force of infantry and artillery near Charlottesville and began retreating towards Stanardsville.

Confederate Roll of Prisoners of War Fort Delaware Union Prison Received from Old Capital Prison C.S.A. Military Service Records Pvt. Thomas E. Noell Captured 3/3/1864 Old Capital Prison, Washington, DC Custer's men overwhelmed and captured a small Confederate force before they arrived at the Rivanna River on Feb. 29, 1864. Here, however, General Custer encountered a superior Confederate force of infantry and artillery near Charlottesville and began retreating towards Stanardsville.

Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Database...The (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Other information on the site includes histories of Union and Confederate regiments, links to descriptions of significant battles, and selected lists of prisoner-of-war records and cemetery records, which will be amended over time.

Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Database...The (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Other information on the site includes histories of Union and Confederate regiments, links to descriptions of significant battles, and selected lists of prisoner-of-war records and cemetery records, which will be amended over time.

"Robert E Lee  oil on canvas" by The Fine Art Masters, New York // Robert E. Lee; General of the Confederate Army; Confederate; Virginia; Robert Edward Lee; General Lee; General; military commander; soldier; General; army; American Civil War; Marble Man; Union; posthumous; portrait; male; three-quarter length; crossed arms; uniform; bearded... // Imagekind.com -- Buy stunning fine art prints, framed prints and canvas prints directly from independent working artists and photographers.

"Robert E Lee oil on canvas" by The Fine Art Masters

"Robert E Lee oil on canvas" by The Fine Art Masters, New York // Robert E. Lee; General of the Confederate Army; Confederate; Virginia; Robert Edward Lee; General Lee; General; military commander; soldier; General; army; American Civil War; Marble Man; Union; posthumous; portrait; male; three-quarter length; crossed arms; uniform; bearded... // Imagekind.com -- Buy stunning fine art prints, framed prints and canvas prints directly from independent working artists and photographers.

Enslaved African Americans were used by the Confederacy during the Civil War to aid the war effort and to free white males for military service. This ledger lists slaves working at a Confederate armory. Their wages were paid to the owner.

Enslaved African Americans were used by the Confederacy during the Civil War to aid the war effort and to free white males for military service. This ledger lists slaves working at a Confederate armory. Their wages were paid to the owner.

Lee to Davis regarding the loss at Gettysburg    Mr. President    Your note of the 27 enclosing a slip from the Charleston Mercury relative to the battle of Gettysburg is received.   I much regret its general censure upon the operations of the army, as it is calculated to do us no good either at home or abroad.   But I am prepared for similar criticism & as far as I am concerned the remarks fall harmless.

Lee to Davis regarding the loss at Gettysburg Mr. President Your note of the 27 enclosing a slip from the Charleston Mercury relative to the battle of Gettysburg is received. I much regret its general censure upon the operations of the army, as it is calculated to do us no good either at home or abroad. But I am prepared for similar criticism & as far as I am concerned the remarks fall harmless.

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