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"The Confederates had only field pieces with which to defend their works...battered guns...were mounted in the camp of Duryea's and Bainbridge's battery..."

"The Confederates had only field pieces with which to defend their works...battered guns...were mounted in the camp of Duryea's and Bainbridge's battery..."

View from the position of the 147th Pennsylvania Volunteers before they charged the works within the distant tree line held by the men from Ewell's Second Corp of the Army of Northern Virginia. This is Pardee Field on the Southern Face of Culp's Hill. Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania.

View from the position of the 147th Pennsylvania Volunteers before they charged the works within the distant tree line held by the men from Ewell's Second Corp of the Army of Northern Virginia. This is Pardee Field on the Southern Face of Culp's Hill. Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania.

Union soldiers posing in a captured Confederate encampment during the Siege of Petersburg near Petersburg, Virginia, June 1864. By Timothy O’Sullivan. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

Union soldiers posing in a captured Confederate encampment during the Siege of Petersburg near Petersburg, Virginia, June 1864. By Timothy O’Sullivan. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

Bullet holes in the 2d and 6th Wisconsin Flag poles, from the Battle of Gettysburg.

Bullet holes in the 2d and 6th Wisconsin Flag poles, from the Battle of Gettysburg.

There's no denying that beautiful and eccentric hats are what you find when you visit the races!

There's no denying that beautiful and eccentric hats are what you find when you visit the races!

Lookout Mountain, Tenn.

20 Beautiful Civil War-Era Photographs Of American Landscapes

Mair Pointon, 6th Wisconsin Co. A, of the Iron Brigade.

Mair Pointon, 6th Wisconsin Co. A, of the Iron Brigade.

The Gettysburg Address - This Day in History: November 19, 1863: On this day in the year 1863, Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, took the podium to dedicate a small portion of a field in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to the thousands of men who lost their lives there during the Battle of Gettysburg. To the amazement of all at that time, as well as in recorded history, he managed to deliver one of the best speeches in American history in less than two minutes.

The Gettysburg Address - This Day in History: November 19, 1863: On this day in the year 1863, Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, took the podium to dedicate a small portion of a field in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to the thousands of men who lost their lives there during the Battle of Gettysburg. To the amazement of all at that time, as well as in recorded history, he managed to deliver one of the best speeches in American history in less than two minutes.

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