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Union Gen. Mortimer D. Leggett (1821-1896), the first superintendent of Akron Public Schools, pauses for a portrait during the Civil War. He was wounded at least five times during the war.
Union veterans parade down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., during the Grand Review of the Armies, a procession May 23-24, 1865, celebrating the end of the Civil War. Believe it or a not, a valiant cow supposedly joined the march. (Library of Congress)