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|Alan Pinkerton with Intelligence Agents, 1862
Allan Pinkerton (1819-1884).
Detective and McClellan's Secret Service Chief. His principal work was assisting escaping slaves and protecting mail from robbers.
|Soldiers before battle, Petersburg, VA, 1865|
|View of Richmond|
|Bridge at Chattanooga, March 1864|
|Jefferson Davis Home, Richmond
Jefferson Davis (1808-1889)
Davis was born in Kentucky, graduated from West Point and was the only president of the Confederacy. His first wife was Zachary Taylor's daughter. After the war he was captured (May 10, 1865) in Irwinsville, Georgia and was held for two years at Fort Monroe. He was never brought to trial and was finally released on bail. He lived out his remaining years in Mississippi.
|Slave Pen of Price, Birch, & Co., Alexandria, 1863|
Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)
Born into slavery in 1818, he was a passionate leader in the early struggle for civil rights. He also fought for women's rights along with activists Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton. He overcame incredible odds to become a journalist, publisher, diplomat and an elegant orator.