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View of Confederate lines just north of Georgia R.R. looking south, [Atlanta, Georgia, 1864]

View of Confederate lines just north of Georgia R.R. looking south, [Atlanta, Georgia, 1864]

On the morning of May 4, 1861, a company of Arkansas State Troops known as the Hempstead Rifles prepared to leave for the Civil War. Standing in front of the Jones Hotel in Washington, Arkansas

On the morning of May 4, 1861, a company of Arkansas State Troops known as the Hempstead Rifles prepared to leave for the Civil War. Standing in front of the Jones Hotel in Washington, Arkansas

Here is a picture taken on April 2-3, 1865 just outside of Petersburg, VA showing a young Confederate soldier that was killed in the fighting. He looks to be about 14-15 years old.

Here is a picture taken on April 2-3, 1865 just outside of Petersburg, VA showing a young Confederate soldier that was killed in the fighting. He looks to be about 14-15 years old.

Gaines Mill Farm Road  On the farm road toward the Watt House, center of the fight at Gaines,s Mill.

Gaines Mill Farm Road On the farm road toward the Watt House, center of the fight at Gaines,s Mill.

Confederate Soldiers that gave the last full measure of their loyalty and devotion to the cause of repelling invaders and ensuring Southern independence.  I love them all for that.

Confederate Soldiers that gave the last full measure of their loyalty and devotion to the cause of repelling invaders and ensuring Southern independence. I love them all for that.

Slavery And The Making Of America (+playlist) from the Gullah/Geechee Alkebulan Archive (www.gullahgeechee.net).  Queen Quet (www.QueenQuet.com) consulted for, did music for and appeared in this documentary.

Slavery And The Making Of America (+playlist) from the Gullah/Geechee Alkebulan Archive (www.gullahgeechee.net). Queen Quet (www.QueenQuet.com) consulted for, did music for and appeared in this documentary.

Confederate prisoner captured at Gettysburg, 1863.---This is one of my favorite pictures...everything about him is so real and familiar.  I have a hat like that myself!

Confederate prisoner captured at Gettysburg, 1863.---This is one of my favorite pictures...everything about him is so real and familiar. I have a hat like that myself!

"French Mary" at Gettysburg.  "French Mary" Tepe stands in the middle distance on Cemetery Hill at Gettysburg in later 1863.  Vivandieres: Forgotten Women of the Civil War.

"French Mary" at Gettysburg. "French Mary" Tepe stands in the middle distance on Cemetery Hill at Gettysburg in later 1863. Vivandieres: Forgotten Women of the Civil War.