Rare Historical Civil War Photos

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The Civil War makes a turning point in history for many reasons. One such reason is that it was the first time photographs were widely used to document the horrors of war.  Here are some of the most fascinating:

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1. Sudley Springs
This photo shows the first major land battle at the very start of the Civil War. The land battle was an important start to the war.