The 54th Regiment was comprised almost entirely of soldiers of African Descent, Their war record was truely admirable
New Jersey was one of the more aggressive recruiters
The Zouaves were known for their strange uniforms. They eventually discarded them as too impractical for the battlefield
This is a recruiting poster for the CONFEDERATE navy.
Good men were always in demand on both sides.
Harriet Tubman was the most hated women in the confederacy