Monday, April 16, 2012

American Civil War Pictorial

Cletis L Stump, he of Stump Holler fame, has a fascinating collection of American civil war photographs posted on his site, The Book of Cletis.

This series of thirty photographs, are made all the more viewable by being posted full size on his blog.

The CSS Stonewall was a 1,390-ton ironclad built in Bordeaux, France, for the Confederate Navy in 1864. After she crossed the Atlantic, reaching Havana, Cuba, it was already May, 1865, and the war had ended. Spanish Authorities took possession, soon handing it over to the U.S. government.

Part 1

Part 2

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