Showing the Battle for Atlanta, which Sherman won for the Union during the Civil War.

Battle of Atlanta

Showing the Battle for Atlanta, which Sherman won for the Union during the Civil War.

The seal for the civil corporation of Durham and Framwellgate.

Corporation Seal

The seal for the civil corporation of Durham and Framwellgate.

General Ulysses S. Grant of the Union Army.

General Ulysses Grant

General Ulysses S. Grant of the Union Army.

General Winfield Scott Hancock.

General Winfield Scott Hancock

General Winfield Scott Hancock.

General Hugh Judson Kilpatrick.

Hugh Judson Kilpatrick

General Hugh Judson Kilpatrick.

Captain Bailey, bearing a flag of truce, put off in a boat, accompanied by Lieutenant George H. Perkins, with a demand for the surrender of the city, as well as for the immediate substitution of the Federal for the Confederate ensign. They stepped ashore and made their way to the city Hall through a motley crowd, which kept cheering for the South and Jefferson Davis, and uttering groans and hisses for President Lincoln and the "Yankee" fleet.

Landing of Captain Bailey and Lieutenant Perkins in New Orleans

Captain Bailey, bearing a flag of truce, put off in a boat, accompanied by Lieutenant George H. Perkins,…

General George Meade of the Union Army, known for his defeat of General Lee at Gettysberg.

General George Meade

General George Meade of the Union Army, known for his defeat of General Lee at Gettysberg.

General Philip Henry Sheridan.

General Philip Henry Sheridan

General Philip Henry Sheridan.

General William Tecumseh Sherman.

General William Tecumseh Sherman

General William Tecumseh Sherman.

Thousands of patriotic citizens filled every available space in the big railroad station in Jersey City when the Sixth Regiment of Massachusetts entered, on its way to defend the Capital, Washington, April 18th. 1861, after marching through the streets of New York. The regiment was composed of eight hundred men. This was the regiment which, upon arrival in Baltimore, was stoned and shot at by a mob of Southern men who attempted to stop its progress to Washington.

The Sixth regiment

Thousands of patriotic citizens filled every available space in the big railroad station in Jersey City…

General George Henry Thomas.

General George Henry Thomas

General George Henry Thomas.

General Sherman's march to the sea in the Civil War.

William Sherman

General Sherman's march to the sea in the Civil War.