Justus Scheibert, an officer in the Royal Prussian Engineers, was sent to the United States for seven months to observe the Civil War and report the effects of artillery on fortifications. Sheibert's narrative portrays soldiers, weaponry, and battles, including the first, and one of the few, studies of combined operations in the Civil War.
My GGGGrandfather William Henriech Sauthoff was a Union soldier and fought at this battle - #Reenactment of the Battle of Pilot Knob 2014, #Fort Davidson State Historic Site, #Missouri Civil War History
A veteran carries a cot through the Gettysburg encampment. The War Department's plan for the commemorations involved thousands of active soldiers working to provide latrines, housing and food for the veterans at Gettysburg in 1913
Letters Home from an Iowa Soldier in the American Civil War: These letters are part of a collection written by Newton Robert Scott, Private, Company A, of the 36th Infantry, Iowa Volunteers. Most of the letters were written to Scott's neighborhood friend Hannah Cone, in their home town of Albia, Monroe County, Iowa, over the three year period that he served as Company A's clerk.