Facebook Cover Images: The Civil War

civilwarA Facebook cover image is the large picture at the top of your personal or page timeline, right above your profile picture.  The images below are already resized to work perfectly as a Facebook cover image so you can easily show off your love of history.

  1. To add or change your cover photo:
  2. Go to your timeline
  3. Click Add a Cover, or hover over your current cover photo and click Change Cover
  4. Select upload a new photo and browse your computer to select the image you downloaded from Accessible Archives
  5. When the image is uploaded, click Save

To save a cover image, just right click on the picture and select Save Image As… and save it on your computer in a place where you can find it easily.

Civil War Cover Images

These cover pictures are all made from paintings included in the freely available The Civil War through the camera: Hundreds of vivid photographs actually taken in Civil War times, together with Elson’s new history from 1912.

Battle of Shiloh

Battle of Shiloh

Pickett's Charge

Pickett’s Charge

Flanking the Enemy

Flanking the Enemy

Bombardment at Port Hudson

Bombardment at Port Hudson

Battle of Spottsylvania

Battle of Spottsylvania

Battle of Mobile Bay

Battle of Mobile Bay

Shirmishers at Chancellorsville

Shirmishers at Chancellorsville

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