Military Images

Brothers at Arms

Tennessee’s Edward and Gabriel Fowlkes grew up together in Hickman County. Then the war came, and the went separate ways—one into the Union army and...

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The Honored Few

Edward Hill, a captain in the 16th Michigan Infantry, earned the Medal of Honor for leading a charge against Confederate forces during the Battle of Cold...

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Tennesseans in Gray

A gallery of representative images and stories of soldiers includes 38 original portraits of men from Tennessee who enlisted in the Confederate army. They...

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Respect for the 14th

George Alexander, an African American from Tennessee, and his comrades in the 14th U.S. Colored Infantry proved their valor in battle. They were commanded...

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Ock Tyner Leaves His Mark

Oscar Newton Tyner, known as “Ock” to his pals, worked as a photographer’s assistant in the gallery of Barr & Young of Vicksburg. One of the...

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Finding Aid: Winter 2020

The complete issue Vol. XXXVIII, No. 1(80 pages) Purchase print issue ($12.75)Download PDF from JSTOR ($16.00)Subscribe to MI ($24.95)Explore the MI Archives:...

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Black Friday 2-for-1 Deal

Buy a 1-year subscription (4 quarterly issues) and get a second year free! That’s 8 issues for the price of 4. Each issue is 80 pages, full-color and...

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Cultural Ambassador: Albert L. Gihon, U.S. Navy

Gihon, a career navy officer, hailed from a  family of adventurers that included his father, who participated in the California Gold Rush, and his brother,...

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The Great American Civil War Pipe Gallery

Tobacco was hailed as the soldier’s constant companion—when he could find it—by some and also as a wicked habit by others. In this gallery, a companion...

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Photo Sleuth

In “Evidence-Based Tips for Using Civil War Photo Sleuth,” Kurt discusses how two forms of automation, face recognition and filtering military records,...

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