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Then and now pictures are always mesmerising to watch; it brings back old memories and moments that we never want to forget. The places we walk, the lands we've known since our inception has witnessed everything about us. We only live once, but these nations have lived trillions of time and died. We may come and go, but the land remains here... forever!
It is the land of graves, the land where kids watched the largest battle in the US history. The land where the last gunshot was fired almost 150 years ago. Photographer David Levene travelled across beautiful sites of the United States of America that hide the horror of the past.
Dead Bodies captured on September 1862 at the Dunker Church in Antietam, Maryland.
America has witnessed many civil wars, and the battle of Antietam is famously known as the bloodiest single day battle in the American history.
The first ever major battle for land took place around these springs only.
This place used to be the second largest slave centre in the US, the first position belonged to New Orleans.
The building has now become totally opposite of what it used to be. It is now known as the Freedom House Museum.
By moving its forces to Cumberland Landing in 1862, the major Union Army in the Eastern theater of the war launched its offensive.
The land which witnessed war in 1862, now looks like this.
After the battle of Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg in May 1864, wounded soldiers had set up their camp under this tree.
Devil's Den after the battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania, 1863.
Today, it has become one of the major places that attracts tourists in Pennsylvania.
It was built nine years before the battle of Gettysburg.
The gateway to the cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
In April 1865, the president box had witnessed something that still sends chills down the spine to everyone whoever visits here. The great president of the US, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in this box only by the actor John Wilkes Booth.
The theatre remained closed for more than 100 years until it re-opened in 1968 as a historic site, and working stage.
Well, this was the exciting time travel, wasn't it?