Thursday, April 7, 2011

USCT Bounty Poster

Posters such as this likely enticed African American men to enlist in the military during the Civil War. Although many of them could not read during this era, no doubt the word got out about the contents of a poster such as this, and the benefits of joining the military.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Life in The Army During the Civil War

This video is a class project performed by two young men. I thought they did a great in their reenactment of life in the army during the Civil War. Hope that they received an A+ on this project. Enjoy!

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Civil War Veteran Soldier Reunions, 1913 and 1938

This is priceless video footage of the 50th and 75th reunions of Civil War veterans. Video was sent to me by a genealogy friend and includes footage of African American Civil War Veterans.