The Civil War in Fiction

A photograph from The Photographic History of The Civil War of a Union soldier and a Confederate soldier together.

Novels About the American Civil War 1861-1865

"It is well that war is so terrible; we should grow too fond of it." - Robert E. Lee

The photograph on the right is taken from the book, The Photographic History of The Civil War by Francis Trevelyan Miller & Robert Sampson Lanier, 1911. The Confederate soldier is Liutentant J.B. Washington, who was classmates at West Point Military Academy with Lieutentent George A. Custer, the Union soldier. J.B. Washington was captured by Union troops which is when the classmates reunited and posed for this photograph.

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