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Anthony Burns, drawn from a daguerreotype, printed by R. M. Edwards, Boston, 1855 Courtesy: Library of Congress
Jefferson Davis, c. 1860, photographed by Mathew B. Brady Courtesy: Library of Congress
Soldiers’ Graves on the Battlefield, Manassas, Virginia, c. 1861 Courtesy: Library of Congress
Ruins of Mrs. Judith Henry’s house, Manassas, Virginia, c. 1862 Courtesy: Library of Congress
The Last Moments of John Brown (1882–1884) by Thomas Hovenden. Courtesy: Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Abraham Lincoln, February 27, 1860, photographed by Mathew B. Brady Courtesy: Library of Congress
Edmund Ruffin, c. 1860 Courtesy: Library Congress
Bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, April 12-13, 1861, lithograph by Currier and Ives Courtesy: Library of Congress
“The Union is Dissolved,” broadside, Charleston Mercury, December 20, 1860 Courtesy: Library of Congress
Sarah and Angelina Grimké, undated wood engravings Courtesy: Library of Congress
Clement Vallandigham. Courtesy: Library of Congress
Montgomery Meigs. Courtesy: Library of Congress
Family members encamped with Union troops near Washington, D.C., 1861. Courtesy: Library of Congress
Union soldiers in trenches near Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1863. Courtesy: Library of Congress
Unidentified African American Union soldier and family. Courtesy: Library of Congress
Union soldier on a box of hardtack, 1863. Courtesy: Library of Congress
Rose O’Neal Greenhow with her daughter. Courtesy: Library of Congress
Harriet Tubman. Courtesy: Library of Congress
African American laborers on a railroad. Courtesy: Library Congress
Unidentified Confederate soldier. Courtesy: Library of Congress
Allan Pinkerton, Abraham Lincoln, and John A. McClernand, photographed by Alexander Gardner, 1862. Courtesy: Library of Congress
Robert E. Lee, photographed by Julian Vannerson, 1864. Courtesy: Library of Congress