Military Images

Black Friday

Give the gift of Civil War photos to your family’s history buff. Go to shopmilitaryimages.com and use the code BLACKFRIDAY to save 50% off a new...

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Chaplain Chronicles

Faces of 40 Union and Confederate clergymen and their stories of spirituality, slavery, courage, caregiving, patriotism, suffering and death during the...

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Agent of the Cotton War

Most know James T. Ames as a New England sword maker. He was also a global manufacturer of munitions and cotton machinery with Confederate connections....

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Perfect Tiger

Elisha Strong Kellogg, the colonel who led the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery into the 1864 Battle of Cold Harbor, was a study in contrasts. “His nature...

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Caught in the Crossfire

Medical Director Surg. Norman Gay incurred the wrath of Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Sweeny while trying to protect a corps ambulance, and in doing so wandered...

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Finding Aid: Autumn 2020

Vol. XXXVIII, No. 4(80 pages) No print issues in stockDownload PDF ($16.00)Subscribe to MIExplore the MI Archives: Browse | Advanced search | Tutorial...

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Material Culture

In “U.S. Navy Watch Marks, 1861-65,” Field examines the unique patches that appear on the sleeves of sailors to insure the safe operation of vessels...

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Old Abe and the Army of the American Eagle

Chicago printer Alfred L. Sewell devised a novel fundraiser to support the Union army: Selling carte de visite sized portraits of Old Abe, the famed Eagle...

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America’s “Good Death”

Capt. Charles W. Billings of the 20th Maine Infantry suffered a mortal wound at Little Round Top. Russinoff brings together primary sources and artifacts...

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Three Days in July: Faces of Gettysburg

A collection of more than two dozen ambrotypes, cartes de visite, and tintypes of Union and Confederate soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg, each accompanied...

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