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Collection by Steven Brewer

Steven Brewer

Jesse Jackson's Civil War column: Keep race-based politics alive

African American Monument, Vicksburg National Military Park Fresh off his disastrous race-based effort to get woefully-inept Carol Mosel...

Meeting Minerva

Minerva J. Freeman and her two brothers grew up on a 120-acre farm just north of Madison, Indiana. Her mother, Mary, passed away only two ...

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"Based on the acclaimed book, Love & Valor: The Intimate Civil War Letters is the tremendously moving story of a Union soldier and his wife during the Civil War. It explores the couples devotion to one another throughout their separation, their patriotism, loneliness, and anguish at the death of loved ones, and cha

Private James Albert Light - Company H, 3rd Iowa Cavalry - Union Army

James Albert Light, Private, Company H, 3rd Iowa Cavalry, Shelton, Nebraska (GPS N40°46.342, W098°42.822) James Albert Light, from Lee County Iowa was 20 years old when he enlisted on 9/9/1861 as a Private. On 9/10/1861 he mustered into "H" Company, 3rd Iowa Cavalry He was Mustered Out on 9/19/1864 at Keokuk, IA Other Information: born in Ohio James Albert Light is the older brother of Charlotte Light, 3rd Gr-grandmother of the owner of this website. Cavalrymen of the Third Iowa: Enoch…

Co. C, 41st New York at Manassas, July 1862 | Period Photos & Examinations


U.S. Infantry Officer of Potomac - Brotherhood of Arms

U.S. Infantry Officer of Potomac action figure from the Brotherhood of Arms toy series manufactured by Sideshow in 2002.