The "Bloody Lane" - Battle of Sharpsburg/Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland. When dawn broke along Antietam Creek on Sept. cannon volleys launched a Civil War battle that would leave casualties on the single bloodiest day in U.
In November of amidst rumors of an invading army sent to rescue John Brown from execution, Virginia Governor Henry Wise called for a militia deployment to Charlestown. John Wilkes Booth accompanied that Militia as member of the Richmond Grays.
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.
Cival War Nursing-Women in the civil war were not allowed unless they were nurses. Four hundred women served in the war. Some historical records show that over sixty women were wounded or killed in the war.