“History lives only in the persons who created it…. As we look upon their faces, as we learn the stories of their lives, it will live again before us, and we shall stand as witnesses of its great actions.”
–Rev. E.B. Hillard, The Last Men of the Revolution, p. 24.
The Last Men of the American Revolution were photographed in 1864 by a photographer named Roswell A. Moore. This great photograph comes from the collections of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. The portraits of the six veterans remaining from the Revolutionary War were taken for a book entitled The Last […]