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Cudjoe Lewis was the last known survivor of the slave ship Clotilde, which brought him from West Africa, to Mobile Bay. He is also said to have been one of the very last people still enslaved and finally given freedom.

McPherson's Woods, Gettysburg: A broken fence and a pond near McPherson's Woods. This site was the scene of the first heavy fighting of the Battle of Gettysburg (photographed by Matthew Brady, July, 1863). (Photo Credit: Medford Historical Society Collection/CORBIS)

Regency/Victorian Bonnet. Jane Austen. 1840's, 1850's American Civil War. Handmade Straw with Wine Red Trim. READY TO SHIP. MADE BY REGENCY REGALIA ON ETSY

Ira Hayes (Chief Falling Cloud), Pima Native American Hero who helped raise the American flag at Iwo Jima - Arlington National Cemetery. Photo by Tony Fischer