Civil War Photo Friday: Black Union soldiers kidnapped for the Neo-Confederate cause
This photo shows a unit of black soldiers and their white officer. It's obviously a Union unit because of the officer's uniform and a belt...
This site shows an historic image of Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the siege of Petersburg, June 1864-April 1865, and a nice collection of historic photos.
John Joseph Abercrombie was a career US Army officer who served in numerous wars, finally reaching the rank of brigadier general during the Civil War. By the start of the latter, at the age of 63, Abercrombie was one of the oldest field officers in both the Union and Confederacy. He fought throughout concluding his career in logistics commands.On March 13, 1865, Abercrombie was brevetted a brigadier general in the Regular Army in recognition of his long service.