M is for Medicine
During the Civil there were major advances made in the field of medicine during the Civil War. Especially in the area of amputation and surgery.
N is for Newspapers
Newspapers were one of the only ways to recieve news from the front. There were many different city,state, and nation wide newspapers from which a person could choose. Many of them were illustrated.
O is for Edward Ord
Major General Edward O. Ord was a general in the Union Army. He commanded colored troops at the battle for Fort Fisher and was present at Appomattox for the surrender.