better known as was one of the deadliest and most brutal pro-Confederate leaders in the American Anderson led a band that targeted Union loyalists and Federal soldiers in Missouri and Kansas. Jesse and Frank James rode with him.
CIVIL WAR ENDS - April I'm sure a lot of men a women were relieved to see this day and to be able to return to their homes and families. I'm amazed that all the soldiers were able to return to their homes and families.
theoddmentemporium: Bullet in a Bible A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket. He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature.
Matilda "Tillie" Pierce Alleman was 15 at the time of the Battle of Gettysburg. Her memoir "At Gettysburg, Or What A Girl Saw And Heard Of The Battle" is one of the best-known accounts of a civilian's experience of a Civil War battle.
Robert Todd Lincoln was an American lawyer and Secretary of War, and the first son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln. Born in Springfield, Illinois, United States, he was one of two of Lincoln's four sons to live to adulthood.