For a great many it will come as no shock that the Confederate States of America entered it's twilight with the same selfishness that gave it life. The attached 1912 magazine article solved a Civil War mystery as to what had become of the gold and silver from the vaults of the CSA when it became apparent to all that the rebellion was over.
Click here to read a memoir of the Union victory parade in 1865 Washington.
Click here to read an 1862 review about the Civil War photographs of Mathew Brady.
Read an article about how Victorian fashion saved a life during the Civil War.