Facebook Cover Images: The Civil War
A 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.
- To add or change your cover photo:
- Go to your timeline
- Click Add a Cover, or hover over your current cover photo and click Change Cover
- Select upload a new photo and browse your computer to select the image you downloaded from Accessible Archives
- 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.
Blog Posts about the Civil War
- The Question of Negro Soldiers in the South
- What will Virginia Do?
- An Essay on Liberty and Slavery
- The Lincoln Family at Barnum’s
- The Outbreak of War at Fort Sumter
- A Look inside History of the Fifth Massachusetts Battery
- “All Quiet Along the Potomac”
- Book Update: Memoirs of Robert E. Lee
- Reception of the Colored Soldiers at Harrisburg
- Medal of Honor Established on July 12, 1862
- A Look Inside: “Serving the Republic”
- The Pursuit of Lee – His Capture Certain
- South Carolina: Women of the Confederacy
- Colored Schools in Louisville
- The Battle of Mill Spring/Fishing Creek
- The Iron Clad Navy of America (July 1862)
- The Battle of Spottsylvania Court-House
- Isaac H. Christian’s Political Platform
- The Doctrine of the Irrepressible Conflict
- St. Patrick’s Day Sentiments from Saint Louis
- A War by any other name?
- Christmas Eve at Hilton Head with the 104th Pennsylvania Regiment
- Gallant Affair on Alston’s Island
- News of the Events at Harpers Ferry
- The Battle of Bristoe Station