The Civil War did not end at Appomattox. The conflict opened wounds that healed with difficulty. The South struggled with Reconstruction and its failures; African Americans dealt with the limitations a racist society imposed on their new freedom; and families, North and South, coped with loss.
Grand Army of the Republic reunion, probably at Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk.
Virginia: H.C. Mann, photographer, ca. 1910. (MSS 11436)
Reunion of University of Virginia alumni who served in the Confederate army, Charlottesville: Holsinger Studio, 12 June 1912.
Gift of Mrs. Peyton L. Moncure (RG – 30/1/1.801)
“Brothers in Blue and Gray – October 1915.”
Grand Army of the Republic reunion, Maine.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire: St. Clair’s Studio, not dated. (MSS 5130)